Seminars circulated through @uOttawa_SEPH

For the 2022-2023 academic year, the School of Epidemiology and Public Health (SEPH) is hosting a brand-new seminar series to provide opportunities to get to know SEPH affiliated faculty members and their research. These events will be held monthly on the second Thursday between 11:45 and 12:45 and will be accessible in-person or online (invitation links will be sent out in advance of each event).

For additional information, please contact Drs. Tara Elton-Marshall  or Chris Gravel.

Thursday, February 8, 2023; 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.: Janet Wendy and John Last Lecture with Jonathan M. Samet, M.D., M.S., Dean and Professor, Colorado School of Public Health. Title: How do we and should we translate evidence into policy and action? Registration required. Register here

Thursday, March 9, 2023: Dr. Deshayne Fell, SEPH

Thursday, April 13, 2023: Dr. Alice Zwerling, SEPH

Thursday, May 11, 2023: Dr. Monique Potvin Kent, SEPH

PhD Presentation Series: A PhD candidate presentation event is held monthly, immediately before the SEPH school assembly meetings, the first Friday of the month from 9-9:30. This event provides an opportunity for PhD students to practice their presentation skills and gain feedback on their research from the general SEPH community. All are encouraged to attend and virtual access information will be provided in advance of each talk!

Friday, January 20, 2023: Sameh Mortazhejri, PhD Candidate. Title: Toward eradication of Hepatitis C infection among immigrants in Canada

Friday, December 2, 2022: Shannon Kelly, PhD Candidate. Title: NUQUEST: Risk of bias tools for nutrition studies.

Thursday, January 12, 2023: Dr. Peggy Kleinplatz, Department of Family Medicine, Cross-appointed to SEPH. Title: Women’s Experiences of Primary and Secondary Infertility After the Holocaust.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022: Dr. Jamie Brehaut, OHRI. Title: Feedback as a tool to motivate practice change.

Thursday, November 10, 2022. Dr. Doug Coyle, Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa. Title: Extrapolation in Economic Evaluation: How can we make limited clinical evidence go a long way. 

Thursday, October 13, 2022. Dr. Ian Colman, Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa. Title: Kids these days: Targets for public health intervention to improve adolescent mental health. 

Thursday, September 8, 2022.  Dr. Stacey R. Smith?, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa. Title: Modelling the ability of mass drug administration to interrupt soil-transmitted helminth transmission: Community-based deworming in Kenya as a case study.