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2005–2006 Colloquia Series

The Office of Preventive Oncology in the Division of Cancer Prevention presents a Colloquia Series on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, beginning in September and continuing through June.*

All lectures are open to the public and are announced in the NIH and the NCI calendar of events. Speakers and topics are posted below as information becomes available. The first lecture of each month, noted below with [S], is devoted to a statistical topic.

Lectures are held at NIH's Executive Plaza complex (Executive Plaza North, Conference Room G), 6130 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland; pay parking is available.

*On occasion these lectures are offered on other days of the week.


Details about
the next
colloquium

September, 2005

February, 2006

October, 2005

March, 2006

November, 2005

April, 2006

December, 2005

May, 2006

January, 2006

June, 2006


[S] = Statistical topic


September 2005

7

7

No Lecture Planned — Fellows Symposium

 

14

 

Joan Stieber, Ph.D.

Preventive Health Care in Australia: The Shape of the Elephant, Reliance on Evidence, and Comparisons to U.S. Medicare

21

 

Bradford Hesse, Ph.D.

Mapping Knowledge: Surveillance of Cancer Prevention Constructs in the General Population

28

 

Cancelled

 

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October 2005

5

 

Michael Akritas, Ph.D.

Adjusting for Covariate Effect in Nonparametric ANCOVA

12

 

Steven Katz, M.D., M.P.H.

Studying Provider and Delivery System Factors that Shape Cancer Patients' Treatment Experiences: How Do We Get There?

19

 

Gary Schwartz, Ph.D.

Vitamin D and the Natural History of Prostate Cancer

26

 

Annette Molinaro, Ph.D.

Prediction of Survival Outcomes with Many Varying Explanatory Variables

27

 

Volker Mail, Ph.D.,M.P.H.

Diet, Microflora and Carcinogenesis

28

 

Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Awareness of Genetic Testing for Cancer Risk Among Hispanics: Current Status and Future Directions

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November 2005

2

 

Xiaomei Ma, Ph.D.

Birth Records as a Source for Control Selection.

9

 

Ming You, Ph.D.

Application of Mouse Lung Tumor Models to Chemoprevention Studies.

16

 

Marcus Roberto Munafò, Ph.D.

Pharmacogenetics of Smoking Cessation

23

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

30

 

K. Michael Cummings, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Does the Government Really Need to do More to Educate the Public about the Risks of Smoking?

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December 2005

7

 

Mary Beth Landrum, Ph.D.

Estimating Causal Effects with Observational Data: A Comparison of Propensity Score and Instrumental Variable Analysis.

14

 

H. Gilbert Welch, M.D., M.P.H.

Friendly Fire in the War Against Cancer

21

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

28

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

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January 2006

4

 

Paul Rosenbaum, Ph.D.

Randomization Inference with An Instrumental Variable: Two Examples and Some Theory

11

 

Katherine Rowan, Ph.D.

Communicating Cancer Risk to Patients: Evidence-based Approaches

18

 

Charles Perou, M.D.

Developmental and Therapeutic Implications of the Molecular Portraits of Breast Tumors

25

 

Gordon Willis, Ph.D.

Are Group Differences Real, or Measurement Artifacts? Developing Cross-Cultural Surveys of Cancer Risk Factors

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February 2006

1

 

William Grant, Ph.D.

Minimizing Selection Bias in Randomized Trials: A Nash Equilibrium Approach to Optimal Randomization

8

 

Kevin Patrick, M.D., M.S.

Physical Activity and Diet Interventions for Adolescents and Adults: Lessons Learned From the PACE Project Research Group

15

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

22

 

CANCELLED

 

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March 2006

1

 

Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer, Ph.D.

The Proportional Odds Model for Assessing Rater Agreement with Multiple Modalities

8

 

Cheryl Anderson, Ph.D.

Mechanisms Of Physical Activity Behavior In Children And Adolescents: Some New Twists On Old News

15

 

Thomas Eissenberg, Ph.D.

Clinical Methods for Evaluation of Potential Reduced Exposure Products for Tobacco Users

22

 

Laura Koutsky, Ph.D.

Prophylactic HPV Vaccines: The Future is Now

29

 

CANCELLED

 

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April 2006

5

 

Tony Lachenbruch, Ph.D.

Selecting the Appropriate Distribution for a Primary Analysis

12

 

Ernest Moy, Ph.D.

Update on the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

19

 

Shivendra Singh, Ph.D.

Activation of a Novel Cell Cycle Checkpoint by Diallyl Trisulfide

26

 

Charles Given, Ph.D.

Symptom Management During Chemotherapy: RCT's to Test Theory and Specify Effects

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May 2006

3

 

Jianqing Fan, Ph.D.

Exploiting Sparsity and Within-Array Replications in Analysis of Microarray Data

10

 

Terry Hartman, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dietary Factors and Risk for Colorectal Adenomas

17

 

CANCELED

 

24

 

Margot P. Cleary, M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Prevention of Mammary and Prostate Cancer by Different Modes of Caloric Restriction

31

 

Alvaro Muñoz, Ph.D.

Graphical Methods in Epidemiological Research

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June 2006

7

 

Tianxi Cai, Ph.D.

Model Evaluation and Model Selection Based on Prediction Error For Various Outcomes

14

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

21

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

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