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.


March 27

Subtype dependent relationship between race/ethnicity and breast cancer outcomes
Erica Warner
Harvard Medical School

April 3

SEAL TEAM and Zimbabwe Field Epidemiology Training Program Exchange
Christine Gabaza and Reginald Mhene
Zimbabwe Field Epidemiology Training Program

April 10

Tuberculosis Contact Investigation
Lana Tyer
Washington State Department of Health

April 17

Communicating your findings: Tips, tricks and student experiences 
Annie Pellicciotti, Maayan Simckes, Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, and Jeff Hodson
UW School of Public Health

April 24

Mental health of children with immigrant parents
Ann Vander Stoep
UW School of Public Health

May 1

Vida PURA: Results from a pilot randomized trial to reduce unhealthy alcohol use among Latino day laborers
India Ornelas
UW School of Public Health

May 8

Survey of approaches in disaster epidemiology: Lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey
Kevin Wickersham
Washington State Department of Health

May 15

Circadian disruption and cancer in workers and the general population
Manolis Kogevinas
Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)

May 22

Studying craniofacial microsomia: A tale of multinational collaboration
Daniela Luquetti
Seattle Children's Hospital

May 29

Student Abstracts
Speakers TBD


For questions, contact Faculty Seminar Coordinator: Amanda Phipps (