Seminar: Opioid Utilization and Its Association with Workers Compensation Cost and Return to Work

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 — 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Opioid Utilization and Its Association with Workers Compensation Cost and Return to Work
Xuguang (Grant) Tao, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Research Director, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine,
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/173181960

Schedule of Injury Epidemiology Unit Seminars, 2018-2019

UNIT SEMINARS
INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY 2018-2019

All of the seminars listed below will be held from 11:30 – 12:30 pm in the Hammer Health Sciences Building (701 West 168th Street, Rm LL205). Lunch will be served. Webinar link also listed with each talk.

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SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

Opioid Utilization and Its Association with Workers Compensation Cost and Return to Work

Xuguang (Grant) Tao, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Research Director, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/173181960

 

OCTOBER 15, 2018

Traffic Safety

Catherine Stayton, DrPH, MPH, Director, Injury and Violence Prevention Program, Bureau of Environmental Disease and Injury Prevention, Division of Environmental Health, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Deena Patel, PhD, City Research Scientist, NYC Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/461552399

 

NOVEMBER 19, 2018

Applied Public Health – Tackling Diseases of Despair

Kitty H. Gelberg, Ph.D., MPH
Director, Bureau of Occupational Health & Injury Prevention, New York State Department of Health

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/669430122

 

DECEMBER 10, 2018

Measuring the opioid epidemic: Surveillance to inform and evaluate a public health approach

Denise Paone, PhD, Senior Director of Research and Surveillance
Michelle Nolan, MPH Epidemiologist, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care, and Treatment, NYCDOHMH

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/588834805

 

JANUARY 15, 2019

Time out: NFL conflicts of interest with public health efforts to prevent TBI | Injury Prevention

Kathleen Bachynski, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU Langone Health

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/877329645

 

FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Assessing the Calibration of the Logistic Regression Model with a Binary Outcome Variable: Problems and Potential Solutions with Big Data

Stanley Lemeshow, PhD, MSPH
Professor, Division of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, The Ohio State

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/795138704

 

MARCH 12, 2019

Application of Complex Systems Approaches to Injury

Melissa Tracy, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics School of Public Health, University of Albany, State University of New York

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/616419448

 

APRIL 16, 2019

Sports-related concussions

James M. Noble, MD, MS, CPH, FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Zoom address: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/312799677

 

CO-HOSTED BY THE CENTER FOR INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION

Advanced Topics in Injury Epidemiology and Prevention, May 23, 2018

PRE-EPIC: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 // 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

As the title implies, this course will introduce students to contemporary applied topics in injury epidemiology and the science of prevention. The course will be taught by accomplished researchers and experienced instructors, and will combine lectures with interactive discussions. Selected readings will ground students and build on the course material presented. Speakers will differ each year covering a range of multifaceted approaches to injury prevention and reduction. The title, speakers and several objectives are updated each year to reflect the specific topics covered. These applied topics will include both unintentional and intentional injuries, such as motor vehicle crashes, falls, concussion, drug overdose, child abuse, youth violence, self-harm and assault.

The applied topics in injury research for 2018, include: 1) Challenges enrolling concussion patients and collecting real-time data; 2) Ecological momentary assessment in concussion patients ; and 3) Biomechanics behind concussions.

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Instructors

  • Doug Wiebe, PhD
  • Bernadette D’Alonzo, MPH
  • Barclay Morrison, PhD

 

EARLY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE UNTIL APRIL 1, 2018

REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH MAY 1, 2018

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6th Annual Conference, May 24, 2018

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Update: Materials from this past event are now available. Click here.

 

Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention

Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Columbia University
722 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

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Come meet your colleagues from academia, health departments, hospitals and other organizations to learn cutting-edge research and best practices in injury prevention.  Lightning sessions and roundtables will cover drug overdose, traffic injuries, falls, traumatic brain injury, violence, suicide, trauma center verification, and injury science communication.  Dr. Andrew Lincoln, Director of the Sports Medicine Research Center at the MedStar Health Research Institute, will give the keynote address on injury prevention in youth sports.

Free registration, complimentary lunch, and networking for safer and healthier communities.

 

5th Annual Conference, May 25, 2017

17Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention

Thursday, May 25, 2017
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Columbia University
722 West 168th Street, 8th Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10032

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Preliminary Agenda

Come meet injury prevention colleagues, network and learn cutting-edge and best practices in injury control and prevention. The morning keynote speaker is Dr. Charles Branas, new chair of the epidemiology department at Columbia University and an expert on injury and violence prevention. The afternoon keynote speaker is Dr. Cassandra Crifasi, winner of the Jess Kraus Award in Injury Epidemiology in 2016 for her research on injuries among law enforcement officers.

During a complimentary lunch and networking breaks discuss your questions and injury prevention issues on road safety, prescription drugs, trauma center verification, violence and other topics.

Please make plans to join us.

Sincerely,

Guohua Li, DrPH, MD
Professor and Director

Barbara Barlow, MD
Professor Emeritus & Associate Director

Advanced Methods and Designs Applied in Injury Epidemiology and Prevention, May 24, 2017

PRE-EPIC: May 24, 2017 // 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM

This course will introduce students to contemporary analytic methods and innovative designs applied to injury epidemiology and the science of prevention. The course will be taught by accomplished researchers and experienced instructors, and will combine lectures with interactive discussions. Selected readings will ground students and build on the course material presented. Speakers will differ each year covering advanced analytic issues in injury research as well as advanced research designs for multifaceted approaches to injury prevention and reduction. The title, speakers and several objectives are updated each year to reflect the specific topics covered. These applied topics will include both unintentional and intentional injuries, such as motor vehicle crashes, falls, drug overdose, child abuse, youth violence, self-harm and assault.

The applied topics in injury research for 2017, include: 1) Complex Systems Approaches; 2) Application of the Decomposition Method; and 3) Implementation Theories, Frameworks and Designs.

Instructors

  • Thelma Mielenz, PT, PhD, MS, OCS
  • Guohua Li, MD, DrPH
  • Melissa Tracy, PhD

Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • Define IS and related terminologies
  • Discuss methodologies used in IS
  • Formulate an IS question
  • Discuss the benefits of IS and its role in public health programs

EARLY DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE UNTIL APRIL 1, 2017

REGISTRATION OPEN THROUGH MAY 1, 2017

Visit cuepisummer.org for a full list of courses offered in EPIC 2017

 

2017 Injury Cluster Seminars

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All of the seminars listed below will be held from 12:00-1:00 pm in the Hammer Health Sciences Building (701 West 168th Street, Rm LL 208-B). Lunch will be served.

JANUARY 19, 2017
The influence of firearm legislation on violence: Evidence from U.S. and international studies
Julian Santaella, DrPH Student
DrPH Candidate, Epidemiology Department, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Does child maltreatment predict sensation seeking trajectories?
Silvia S. Martins, MD, PHD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

MARCH 23, 2017
The transmission of violence within social networks
Melissa Tracy, PhD
SUNY Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Albany-SUNY

APRIL 27, 2017
Environmental justice, traffic safety, and street design: Preliminary results from New York City’s Neighborhood Slow Zones
Jonas Hagen, PhD Student
PhD Candidate, NSF IGERT Fellow, PhD Program in Urban Planning; Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Columbia University

MAY 1, 2017
Where do bike lanes work best? Using spatial epidemiology methods to improve road safety in our cities
Christopher Morrison, PhD, MPH
Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Injury Science Center, University of Pennsylvania

4th Annual Conference, June 16, 2016

17Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention

Thursday June 16, 2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Columbia University
722 West 168th Street, 8th Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10032

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Come meet injury prevention colleagues, network and learn cutting edge and best practices in injury prevention. The morning keynote speaker is Dr. David Hemenway, faculty at Harvard University and noted author on firearm safety. Dr. Ted Miller will speak in the afternoon on conducting cost benefit analyses of injury prevention programs. Additional sessions will provide updates and best practices on program evaluation, fall prevention, road safety, prescription drugs and  conducting injury prevention for American College of Surgeons accreditation. During a complimentary lunch and networking breaks discuss your questions and injury prevention issues on road safety, prescription drugs, trauma center verifications, violence and other topics. Registration is free.

Please make plans to join us.

Sincerely,

Joyce Pressley, PhD, MPH
Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention at Columbia University (CIEPAC)
jp376@cumc.columbia.edu
212-342-0421

3rd Annual Conference: Innovations in Translating Injury Research into Effective Prevention

17Join us at Columbia University on Friday, May 22, 2015 to meet injury prevention colleagues, network and learn about cutting edge and best practices in injury prevention.  During a complimentary lunch you can participate in collaborative roundtable discussions on a variety of injury topics including trauma center verifications, DOT and DOH injury prevention initiatives including violence, road safety and others. The editor of Springer Publishers Collaborative Open Access Journal, Injury Epidemiology, will be available for questions and discussion. If you have a request for inclusion of a particular topic for our lunch roundtables, email your request to Dr. Joyce Pressley at jp376@cumc.columbia.edu.

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