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Masters Student in Epidemiology and Clinical Research, admitted Autumn 2015
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Examining outcomes of operative intervention and medical management of both Stanford Type A and Type B dissection. I hope to use computational fluid dynamics in CT Angiogram to evaluate false lumen flow in the descending aorta after acute type B aortic dissection or repaired acute type A aortic dissection in order to predict aneurysmal dilatation in the chronic phase.
Amy D. Dobberfuhl, M.D.
Postdoctoral Medical fellow, Urology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Neurourology & Voiding Dysfunction (Basic Science & Clinical Research): Animal models of voiding and pelvic floor dysfunction (mouse, rat, rabbit), molecular cell signaling inflammatory pathways, urinary incontinence, bladder outlet obstruction, urodynamics, pelvic floor ischemia and tissue mechanics
Professor of Medicine (General Medical Disciplines) and of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in issues relating to the representation and measurement of evidence in medical research, and determinants of the truth of medical findings, using a Bayesian framework. I also do work in evidence synthesis, comparative effectiveness research, and the ethics of clinical research.
Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Robert’s main areas of research interest include genetics, cancer epidemiology and cancer health disparities with a focus on genetic and epidemiologic studies of colon and breast cancer.
Instructor, Medicine - General Medical Disciplines
Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research investigates the pathways linking poverty and health disparities. In particular, I study the impact on health outcomes of social and economic factors using interdisciplinary causal inference methods. I am interested in the mechanisms through which adverse socioeconomic conditions get "under the skin" to cause health disparities.
Victor W. Henderson, MD, MS
Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and of Neurology
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research interests:
(1) Risk factors for age-associated cognitive decline and for dementia.
(2) Therapeutic strategies to improve cognitive function in aging and in dementia.
(3) Brain-behavior relations as they pertain to human cognition.
John P.A. Ioannidis
C. F. Rehnborg Professor in Disease Prevention in the School of Medicine and Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) and, by courtesy, of Statistics
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Evidence-based medicine
Clinical and molecular epidemiology
Human genome epidemiology
Reporting of research
Empirical evaluation of bias in research
Statistical methods and modeling
Meta-analysis and large-scale evidence
Prognosis, predictive and personalized medicine and health
Sociology of science