Oregon State University



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Research Seminar

The MPH in the 21st Century

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"The MPH in the 21st Century" Lisa Sullivan, PhD, Associate Dean of Education, Boston University School of Public Health and Professor and Chair, Boston University Department of Biostatistics

Lisa Sullivan has a PhD in Statistics and is Professor of Biostatistics and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics.  She teaches Biostatistics for MPH students and was instrumental in developing a minor program in public health which is open to undergraduate students at Boston University.

Lisa is the Principal Investigator of the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics which is designed to promote interest in the field of biostatistics and its many exciting career opportunities. The program ran for the first time in the summer of 2004.

Lisa is co-author of a textbook entitled Introductory Applied Biostatistics, author of Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health (currently in its second edition) and Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Clinical Trials. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards for excellence in teaching. Lisa is a senior statistician on the Framingham Heart Study working primarily in developing and disseminating cardiovascular risk functions.

She is active in multidisciplinary research projects including a variety of projects in cardiovascular disease, a large epidemiological study to assess the association between alcohol exposure in pregnancy and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), studies to improve methods for prenatal diagnosis and a clinical trial to improve repetitive behaviors in children affected with autism.

Hallie Ford Center (campus map)
Marie Harvey
Marie.Harvey at oregonstate.edu
Public Hlth/HumanSci Adm
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