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 9

Investigating bladder cancer: Successes and challenges in multidisciplinary prospective cohort studies
Marilyn Kwan
Kaiser Permanente Northern California

January 16

Case studies in forensic epidemiology
Laura Sangaré
School of Public Health, UW

January 23

Implicit bias and health disparities: Unpacking the black experience
Michele Andrasik
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

January 30

Race and ethnicity in applied public health
Cathy Wasserman
Washington State Department of Health

February 5

Work and health disparities: Understanding race and socioeconomic status from an occupational perspective
Kaori Fujishiro
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

February 13

A race-conscious approach to endometrial cancer disparities
Kemi Doll
UW School of Medicine

February 20

Real-time tracking of virus evolution
Trevor Bedford
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

February 27

Student Rapid-Fire Presentations
Presenters TBD

March 3

To adjust or not adjust: Thinking through covariate choices, differences, and disparities
Brianna Mills
Harborview Injury Prevention Center


For questions, contact Faculty Seminar Coordinator: Amanda Phipps (