SIE Lays Out JSM Program
The Statistics in Epidemiology (SIE) Section will serve as primary sponsor of five invited sessions, seven topic-contributed sessions, seven contributed sessions, four roundtable discussions, and one short course at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego, California.
The SIE section would like to thank Melissa D. Begg, our chair, and Jaya Satagopan, our secretary/treasurer for their hard work on behalf of the section this year. We also thank Dylan Small, our program chair, for his wonderful job of organizing our sessions at JSM.
The Section also wishes to congratulate our newly elected officers: John Neuhaus of the University of California at San Francisco, who will become chair-elect; Madhu Mazumdar of Weill Cornell Medical College, who will be the section program chair for JSM 2014; and Susan Shortreed of Group Health Research Institute, who will be secretary/treasurer.
Members and other interested persons are encouraged to attend these sessions and the SIE Awards Reception July 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., where we will present the young investigator awards. Following are the JSM events the section has scheduled:
- Innovations in Latent Variable Modeling with Epidemiological Applications
July 29, 4:00 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.
Organizer: Brisa N. Sánchez, University of Michigan
Chair: Mary D. Sammel, University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Brisa N. Sánchez, University of Michigan; Steffanie M. Halberstadt, The EMMES Corporation; and Karen Bandeen-Roche, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Discussant: Louise M. Ryan, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
- Advances in Causal Inference with Complex Data
July 30, 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Organizer: Sherri Rose, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Chair: Tyler VanderWeele, Harvard School of Public Health
Speakers: Eric Tchetgen, Harvard School of Public Health; Ivan Diaz, University of California at Berkeley; Sherri Rose, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Thomas Richardson, University of Washington
- Do Psychotropic Drugs Cause Suicide? Propensity Score Matching Strategies
July 31, 8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Organizer: Sue M. Marcus, Columbia University
Chair: Sue M. Marcus, Columbia University
Speakers: Donald Hedeker, University of Illinois at Chicago; Bo Lu, The Ohio State University; and Sue M. Marcus, Columbia University
Discussant: Naihua Duan, Columbia University
- New Developments in Mediation Analysis
August 1, 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Organizer: Jing Cheng, UCSF School of Dentistry
Chair: Jing Cheng, UCSF School of Dentistry
Speakers: Tyler VanderWeele, Harvard School of Public Health; Yun Li, University of Michigan; Mark van der Laan, University of California, Berkeley; and Stijn Vansteelandt, Ghent University
Discussant: James Robins, Harvard School of Public Health
- Challenges in the Evaluation of Emerging Infectious Diseases
August 2, 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Organizer: Nicholas G. Reich, University of Massachusetts
Chair: Nicholas G. Reich, University of Massachusetts
Speakers: Laura Forsberg White, Boston University School of Public Health; Justin Lessler, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Hiroshi Nishiura, The University of Hong Kong
Discussant: Ron Brookmeyer, University of California, Los Angeles
- Latent Variable Models in Epidemiology Studies
July 29, 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Organized by Tanzy Love, University of Rochester
- New Developments in Neuroscience and Neuroepidemiology Statistics
July 30, 8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Organized by Xi Luo, Brown University
- Methods Advancement in Complex Association Analysis
July 30, 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Organized by Jung-Ying Tzeng, North Carolina State University
- Recent Developments in Causal Inference with Longitudinal Data
July 31, 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Organized by Jessica G. Young
- Methods for Improving Causal Analysis in Observational Studies
July 31, 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Organized by Mike Baiocchi, Stanford University
- Recent Advances in Spatial Modeling for Epidemiology and Health
August 2, 8:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Organized by Sarat C. Dass, Michigan State University
- Analysis of Complex Survey Data in Epidemiology
August 1, 2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Organized by Babette A. Brumback
- Applications to Cancer
- Infectious Diseases Methodology and Applications
- Causal Inference, Case Control, and Case Cohort Studies
- Survival Analysis
- Longitudinal Data Methodology and Applications
- Epidemiologic Applications Involving Children
- Women’s Health and Smoking
- Educational Epidemiology and Statistical Modeling: Who Is Involved, and Who Really Should Be?
July 30, 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Madhu Mazumdar, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
- Dynamic Treatment Regime Development
July 30, 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Susan Murphy, University of Michigan
- Challenges and Opportunities in Next-Generation Genetic Epidemiologic Studies
July 30, 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Nilanjan Chatterjee, National Cancer Institute
- Gerontologic Biostatistics: Merging Aging Research and Analytic Methods
July 30, 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Heather Allore, Yale University
- Propensity Score Matching in R
July 30, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ben Hansen, University of Michigan
Members of the section are also gearing up for next year’s JSM in Montréal, Québec, Canada, from August 3–8. Invited session proposals are being accepted. Please send your ideas to the 2013 JSM program chair, Jing Cheng, at firstname.lastname@example.org.