Archived Lectures

YEAR Evans Lecture Brachman Lecture Schottenfeld Lecture  History Series
2019 Germaine M Buck Louis, PhD, MS, George Mason University
"Human Fecundity and Health Across the Lifespan: Epidemiologic Discoveries and Future Promise"
7/10/2019
Ezra Susser, MD, DrPH, Columbia University
"Schizophrenia in Sociocultural Context: Global and Local Variation in Incidence"
7/17/2019
Cesar G Victora, MD, PhD, Federal University of Pelotas,
"Why Study Inequalities in Health? A 40-Year Journey from Brazil to the World"
7/24/2019
 
2018 Peter J Hotez, MD, PhD,
Baylor College of Medicine,
"Neglected Tropical Diseases and the Antipoverty Vaccines"
7/11/2019
Larry Brilliant, MD, MPH, University of Michigan
"Epidemics and Pandemics, the Alpha and Omega, First Mile and Last Mile"
7/18/2018
Stanton A Glantz, PhD,
"Marijuana: Creating the New Tobacco Industry"
7/25/2019
 
2017 Gordon Guyatt, BSc, MD, MSc  McMaster University 
"Evidenced-Based Medicine: Past, Present, and Future"
7/12/2017
Richard A. Goodman, MD,  Emory University 
"Field Epidemiology: A Legacy of Philip S. Brachman, MD"
7/19/2017
Walter C. Willett, MD, DrPH  Harvard School of Public Health
"Diet and Health on the Path to Insight"
7/26/2017
 
2016 Sandro Cinti, MD  University of Michigan Hospitals and The Ann Arbor VA Medical Center 
"Ebola: What Have We Learned?"
7/20/16
Michelle Williams, ScD  T.H.Chan Harvard School of Public Health 
"Using the Case-Crossover Design to Study the Molecular Epidemiology and Triggers of Acute Perinatal Outcomes"
7/27/16
Tyler J. VanderWeele,  PhD T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health 
"A Unification of Mediation and Interaction: A Four Way Decomposition"
7/13/2016 
 
2015 Evans Panel Discussion Event  David Schottenfeld, MD, MSc  Ana Diez-Roux, MD, PhD  Frank Hu, MD, PhD, MPH  Michael Thun, MD, MS 
"The Burden of Chronic Disease in the 21st Century"
7/22/15
Roberta B. Ness, MD, MPH  The University of Texas Health Science Center 
"So You Think You Can Innovate?"
7/13/2015
Jonathan M. Samet, MD, MS  Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
"How Epidemiology has Improved Population Health and Continues to do so"
7/29/2015
50th Anniversary 
2014 John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP  University of Michigan 
"Will Equity be Achieved Through HealthCare Reform?"
7/9/2014 
Roderick J. Little, PhD  University of Michigan 
"Frequentist/Bayes Controversies, Homeopathy and (E.S.)P-Values"
7/16/2014
Darwin R. Labarthe, MD, PhD, MPH  Northwestern University 
"What Causes Cardiovascular Disease-and How Do We Decide? 
7/23/14
 
2013 William Schaffner, MD  Vanderbilt University 
"Public Health and the Media: Teaching Opportunities for Better Health"
7/10/13
William H. Herman, MD  University of Michigan 
"Facing the Global Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes: Reasons for Hope but Need for Action"
7/17/13
David Schottenfeld, MD, MS  University of Michigan 
"A Current Perspective of Cancer Deaths in the United States Attributable to Lifestyle and Environmental Risk Factors"
7/24/13
 
2012 David Morens, MD  National Institutes of Health 
"The History of Contagion: is contagion catching up with you? 
7/18/12
Kenneth J. Rothaman, DrPH  Boston University 
"The Death of Statistical Significance Testing"
7/11/12
Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD  Harvard School of Public Health 
"Colorectal Cancer: New insights into primary prevention"
7/25/12
 
2011 Donald Hopkins, MD, MPH  The Carter Center 
"Disease Eradication"
7/13/11
Katherine M. Fiegal, PhD  National Center for Health Statistics  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
"Weight and Mortality :The Population Perspective and Issues of Interpretation 
7/27/11
Gilbert S. Omenn, MD, PhD  University of Michigan 
"A Multi-Faceted Programs for Prevention of Cancers"
7/20/11 
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH  University of California, Berkeley 
"The Origins of American Epidemiology"
7/21/11
2010 Betsy Foxman, PhD  University of Michigan 
"Molecules, Microbes and Epidemiology
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7/21/10
Sandro Galeo, MD, MPH, DrPH  Columbia University 
"Macro Social and Economic Production of Population Health in a Global Context"
7/28/10
Stephen B. Gruber, MD, PhD University of Michigan 
"The Future of Cancer Epidemiology"
7/14/10
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH  University of California, Berkeley 
"Epidemiology and the Committee on the Costs of Medical Care"
2009 Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH  University of Wisconsin-Madison 
"Global Climate Change and Health: Applying Epidemiology in Solutions-Oriented Framework"
7/22/09
Sharon Kardia, PhD  University of Michigan  'Epidemiology and the 21st Centry"
7/29/09
Patricia Buffler, PhD, MPH  University of California, Berkeley 
"New Insights from Molecular Epidemiologic Studies of Childhood Leukemia"
7/15/09
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH  University of California, Berkeley 
"Not to Be Forgotten: Alice Hamilton, Pioneer Occupational Epidemiologist"
7/29/09
2008 Leslie Stayner, PhD  University of Illinois 
"Whither Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology"
7/16/08
Stephen Thacker, MD  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
"Evidenced-Based Public Health at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention"
7/23/08
Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD  University of California, San Diego 
"Risks and Benefits of Post-hoc Analyses after Clinical Trials: Examples from Selective Estrogen Receptor and Hormone Trials in Women"
7/9/08
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"AIDS in San Francisco: A Unique Epidemic!"
7/17/08
2007 Howard Merkel, MD, PhD University of Michigan
"When Germs Travel: Epidemics and Anxiety in American Society"
7/18/07
George Kaplan, PhD  University of Michigan 
"Do we Know Enough to Improve Population Health?"
7/25/07
Philip Brachman, MD  Emory University 
"Emerging Infections: How Can They Continue to Occur?"
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"Studying Air Pollution Effects: A Historical Perspective"
7/17/08
2006 Arnold S. Monto, MD  University of Michigan 
"Pandemic Planning in the Prevention and Control of Influenza"
7/19/06
MaryFran Sorrows, PhD  University of Michigan 
"Is There Fire Where There is Smoke? New Epidemiological Challenges with the Proliferating Metabolic Syndrome"
7/06/06
Howard Merkel, MD, PhD University of Michigan
"When Germs Travel: Epidemics and Anxiety in American Society"
7/12/06
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"An Epidemiological Retrospective of Hurricane Katrina"
7/20/06
2005 Nigel Paneth, MD. MPH  Michigan State University 
"Rebel or Reactionary? John Snow's Clashes with Public Health Reformers"
7/13/05
David Schottenfeld, MD, MS  University of Michigan 
"Advances in Cancer Epidemiology that Impact Preventive Interventions"
7/27/05
Allen Wilcox, MD, PhD  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 
"Misunderstanding Epidemiology in the Language of Laboratory Science"
7/20/05 
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
7/25/05 
7/26/05
2004 Jan E. Peterson, MD  University of Texas 
"SARS: What does that Mean for Us"
7/21/04 
Robert B. Wallace, MD, MSc  University of Iowa 
"Disease Causation in Epidemiology: What Can we Learn from the Study of Evolution?"
7/28/04
Mirta Roses Periago, MD  World Health Organization 
"Moving Towards a New Century  of Health in the Americas"
7/21/04
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"Janet Elizabeth Lane-Claypon: Forgotten Biomedical Scientist, Pioneer Epidemiologist, and Advocate for Women's and Children's Health"
7/26/04 
"The Epidemiological Basis of the American Public Health Movement: Three Documents that Made a difference"
7/27/04
2003 Walter Dowdle, PhD World Health Organization 
"Disease Eradication as a Public Health Strategy"
7/16/03 
Brian Strom, MD, PhD  University of Pennsylvania 
"Pharmacoepidemiology: A Perspective on the Past, Present and Future"
7/23/03
David Schottenfeld, MD, MS  University of Michigan 
"Epidemiologic Foundation for Cancer Prevention Practices"
7/08/03
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"Not to be Forgotten: Alice Hamilton, Pioneer Occupational Health Epidemiologist Humanist, and Advocate"
7/21/03 
"Remembering Abe: Observations on the Career and Accomplishments of Abraham M. Lilienfeld"
7/22/03
2002 Betsy Foxman, PhD  University of Michigan 
"Combining Molecular Biology with Infectious Diseases"
7/17/02
Philip Cole, MD  University of Alabama 
"The Second Miracle of Public Health: Past and Future 
7/24/02
Mark Wilson, ScM, ScD  University of Michigan 
"Global Public Health: More Than Rhetoric"
7/9/03
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"The Calamity of the Radium Dial Painters and Related Issues"
7/22 
"A Short History of Biological and Chemical Warfare: An Epidemiologic View"
7/23 
2001 George A.O. Alleyne, MD  Pan American Health Organization 
"Challenges for Global Public Health"
7/11/01
Steve Selvin, PhD  University of California, Berkeley 
"Measurement and Methods in Epidemiologic Analysis"
7/25/01
Neil A. Holtzman, MD, PhD  Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 
"Genetics and Public Health"
7/11/01
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"Epidemiology and the 19th Century Sanitary Movement"
7/23 
"Epidemiology and the Love Canal Fiasco"
7/24 
2000 Barry Levy, MD, MPH 
"Global Development and Social Justice: Challenges and Opportunities"
7/19/00
Larry Altman, AB, MD  New York University 
"Who Goes First? The Story of Self-Experimentation in Medicine"
7/26/00
Nigel Paneth, MD, MPH  Michigan State University 
"Biomedical Research and Public Health: What is the Connection?"
7/12/00
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"Experimental Epidemiology"
7/23 
"Pioneering Epidemiological Studies of Medical Care"
7/24/00 
1999 Walter J. Hierholzer, Jr., MD  Yale University School of Medicine 
"The Maturation of Infection Control in Health Care Epidemiology"
7/21/99
Graham A. Colditz, MD, Dr. PH  Harvard School of Medicine 
"Epidemiology of Breast Cancer: A Strategy for Prevention"
7/28/99
MaryFran Sowers, PhD  University of Michigan 
"Walking the Path to a Successful NIH Grant: Tools in Your Backpack"
7/29/99
Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"The Interface of Epidemiology and History"
7/23 /99 
"Statistics and Epidemiology"
7/226/99 
"Politics and the Epidemic: Plague in San Francisco(1901) 
7/27/99"
1998 Thomas Sinks, PhD  Centers for Disease Control 
"Disasters are Epidemics Too"
7/15/98
Gilbert S. Omen, MD, PhD  University of Michigan 
"Strategies for Chemoprevention of Cancers: Justifying, Conducting, and Interpreting Cancer Prevention Trials"
7/22/98
  Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"Not Just a Country Director: Edward Jenner, Scientist"
7/17/98 
"The Development of American Epidemiology in Hygienic Laboratory of the US Public Health Service"
7/20/98 
"A Michigan Population Laboratory-The Tecumseh Studies"
7/21/98 
1997 Warren Winkelstein, Jr., MD, MPH  University of California, Berkeley 
"Revisiting the Epidemiological Paradigm: Comments on the Variability of the AIDS Epidemic(s)"
7/16/97
Virginia L. Ernster, PhD University of California, San Francisco 
"Is there a Cancer Epidemic in the United States?"
7/23/97
  Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH University of California, Berkeley 
"Landmarks in the History of American Epidemiology: From Austin to Flint (1843)"
7/17 
"Not Just a Country Doctor: Edward Jenner Scientist and Progenitor of Smallpox"
7/18 
"A New Perspective on John Snow's Communicable Disease Theory
7/21 
"Janet Elizabeth Lane-Claypon: Pioneer Epidemiologist and Protagonist for Women's and Children's Health"
7/22 
1996 Nancy E. Miller, ScD  Harvard University 
"The Epstein-Barr Virus and Cancer: A Challenge for Molecular Epidemiology"
7/17/96 
Elizabeth Fee, PhD National Institutes of Health 
"Aids and a Metaphor"
7/10/96 
"Models and Paradigms of Disease in Twentieth Century Epidemiology"
7/11/96
Noel S. Weiss, MD, DrPH  University of Washington 
"Increasing the Sensitivity of Epidemiological Studies"
7/24/96
 
1995 Philip S. Brachman, MD  Emory University 
"Public Health Surveillance: Past, Present, and Future"
7/18/95
Walter C. Willett, MD, Dr. PH  Harvard School of Public Health 
"Nutrition and Cancer Prevention: Scientific Rationale or Wishful Thinking?"
7/26/95
   
1994   Jennifer L. Kelsey, PhD  Stanford University 
"Epidemiology of Breast Cancer: Current Knowledge and Future Directions"
7/27
   
1993   Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, MD  University of California, San Diego 
"Estrogen Deficiency and Heart Disease in Women: Cause or Coincidence?"
7/28
   
1992   Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MD, MPH  University of California, Berkeley 
7/29
   
1991   Katherine M. Detre, MD, DrPH  University of Pittsburgh 
"Assesment of Revascularization Treatment Strategies for Coronary Artery Disease"
7/24
   
1990   Hugh Tilson, MPH, MD, DrPH  Burroughs-Wellcome Company 
"The Future of Public Health and Epidemiology"
7/25
   
1989   Philip Cole, MD  University of Alabama 
"Epidemiology and the Law; Major Facets of Their Interaction"