School of Public Health

Epi 583 Seminar Series

The Epi 583 Seminar Series is a department-sponsored seminar series for students, staff, and faculty, as well as practicing professionals in the field. Speakers and topics are selected to highlight the diversity of research ongoing in the department.

Seminars are held Tuesdays from 3:30-4:50 PM in Health Sciences K-069, unless otherwise noted.


January 8

PEARLS: A community-based intervention for treatment of depression in older adults
Mark Snowden, MD, MPH
UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

January 15

Point-of-care testing to improve HIV outcomes
Paul Drain, MD, MPH
UW Departments of Medicine, Global Health, & Epidemiology

January 22

Disease and microbiome among US Hispanics: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Study of Latinos cohort
Robert Kaplan, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

January 29

Perinatal outcomes associated with a major change in gestational diabetes screening
Sascha Dublin, MD, PhD; Gaia Pocobelli, PhD
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

February 5

Stigma reduction among African American women with HIV
Deepa Rao, PhD, MA
UW Departments of Global Health and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

February 12

Chemicals in drinking water, genes and public health
Manolis Kogevinas, PhD, MD
Barcelona Institute for Global Health

February 19

Implementation Science: A Primer
Bryan Weiner, PhD
UW Departments of Global Health and Health Services

February 26

Data privacy versus access: Impact of 2020 Census changes on epidemiologic research
Epidemiology Doctoral Students
UW Department of Epidemiology

March 5

Generating the data and evidence for supporting the work of local public health systems
Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN
UW Departments of Psychosocial and Community Health and Health Services

March 12

Epidemiology of sudden cardiac death in athletes: Impact on prevention strategies
Jonathan Drezner, MD
UW Department of Family Medicine; Center for Sports Cardiology
Kim Harmon, MD
UW Departments of Family Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine

For questions, contact Faculty Seminar Coordinator: Annette Fitzpatrick (