School of Public Health

Epi Seminar Series

The Epi 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. 

Spring quarter seminars will be held each week via Zoom through the following URL:
https://washington.zoom.us/j/408720744

This seminar is open to other academic departments and partners. Sign up for Epi Seminar emails through the UW Preference Center.


SPRING 2020

March 31

The impact of low-fat and full-fat dairy on glucose homeostasis
Mario Kratz, PhD

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


April  7

What is the current state of COVID-19 research at UW?
UW Epi Faculty

UW Department of Epidemiology


April 14

Racial disparities in offspring gestational age: The role of household wealth
Collette Ncube, DrPH, MPH, MS
Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences


April 21

Title TBD
Kym Ahrens

Seattle Children's Hospital


April 28

Maternal Mortality: Measurement, data, and implications
Swee May Cripe, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist 
Victoria Lazariu, CHARS Epidemiologist

Washington State Department of Health


May 5

Epidemiological methods for studying fecundity: History, study designs, and time-to-pregnancy among Kenyan pregnancy planners
Erica Lokken, PhD, MS

UW Department of Global Health


May 12

Perinatal physical activity to improve maternal and child health: From epidemiology to interventions
Sylvia Badon, PhD

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research


May 19

Practical concerns in IRB Review for epidemiologists
Luke Wander, MD, MS, FACP
​UW Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine


May 26

Epi student  research presentations
UW Department of Epidemiology


June 2

Title TBD
Jennifer Weuve, MPH, ScD

Boston University, School of Public Health


For questions, contact Faculty Seminar Coordinator: Daniel Enquobahrie (danenq@uw.edu)