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Sleep, Chronic Disease and Health: Still Emerging as a Research Field?

CPHHS research seminar

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Sleep, Chronic Disease and Health: Still Emerging as a Research Field?" Javier Nieto, MD, PhD, MHS, MPH, Dean, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University.

Javier Nieto has developed an extensive and significant body of work in the areas of survey research, epidemiologic methods, cardiovascular disease epidemiology, and epidemiology and health consequences of sleep disorders.
Javier Nieto

Specific areas of research interest include the relationship between sleep breathing disorders and inadequate sleep on chronic diseases (including clinical and subclinical cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mood disorders) as well as furthering our understanding of upstream determinants of health.

He has been the principal investigator and collaborator on numerous research projects and has written over 250 publications and book chapters. Javier has also served as the director of the Division of Primary Health Care in the Province of Segovia in Spain, as a founding director of the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), and as a consultant for a variety of organizations including the NIH, CDC, American Heart Association, Sleep Research Society, Pan American Health Organization, and others.

Javier Nieto joined the College of Public Health and Human Sciences as the Dean in Fall 2016. He earned his MD from the University of Valencia in Spain and his PhD in Epidemiology from John Hopkins University. He also holds a Master in Health Sciences degree from John Hopkins and an MPH degree from the University of Havana, Cuba.

The college-wide research seminar is Co-Sponsored by the College Research Office; the Hallie Ford Center; the Center for Healthy Aging; the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods Nutrition and Preventive Health; and the Center for Global Health.

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health & Human Sciences and other researcher to present and discuss current research in public health and human sciences in an environment conducive to stimulating research collaboration and fostering student learning.

Faculty and students from the Division of Health Sciences and other colleges, research centers and institutions are encouraged to participate. 

Hallie Ford Center (campus map)
Marie Harvey
1 541 737-3824
Marie.Harvey at oregonstate.edu
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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