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The Perilousness of Proportional Hazards in the Competing Risks Setting

CPHHS research seminar

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Alvaro Muñoz, PhD, is Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics with a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He received his MS and PhD degrees in statistics from Stanford University and early in his career was an instructor in the Channing Laboratory at Harvard Medical School.

His research interest is in statistical methods in epidemiology, particularly survival and longitudinal data analysis. He has been intimately involved in large cohort studies of the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and since 2003 has been principal investigator of the data coordinating center for the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Cohort Study (CKID), a nationwide cohort study of children with chronic renal insufficiency.

Alvaro and his collaborators have coordinated several clinical trials and case-control studies conducted in China on putative chemo-preventive agents against liver cancer and the effects of air pollution. Since 2006, he has directed the data analytical team of a cohort study on the epidemiology of pelvic floor disorders in collaboration with faculty of the OB/GYN division at the Bayview Medical Center.

He continues to provide leadership in the design of new studies, data analysis, and methodological research in collaboration with faculty and staff in the Department of Epidemiology and he and colleagues teach course in Advanced Methods.

Alvaro is a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (1997) and the American Statistical Association (1997). He received numerous teaching awards including the Golden Apple for Excellence in Teaching (2003, 2006, and 2010) and the Advising, Mentoring and Teaching Award (AMTRA) from the Student Assembly, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (1995, 1996, 1998). He is also a Member of the Delta Omega-Alpha Chapter, Honorary Public Health Society of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.   

The college-wide research seminar is Co-Sponsored by:

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health & Human Sciences and other researchers to present and discuss current research topics 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.

Art & Science!

We also encourage you to attend this Friday’s Music A La Carte to enjoy a Friday with both Art & Science!

This free, lunch-hour concert series has been a tradition at Oregon State University since 1969 and features a variety of OSU music ensembles, faculty and student musicians, as well as regional, national and international guest artists.

The concerts take place in the beautiful Memorial Union Lounge, beginning at 12 pm and lasting for approximately 45 minutes.


Hallie Ford Center (campus map)
115
Corvallis
OR
Marie Harvey
1 541 737 3824
Marie.Harvey at oregonstate.edu
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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