Past Events 2018

Do You Have Chronic Pain? A free educational talk about chronic pain and how to manage chronic pain. The talk will be in English and Spanish.

  • Speaker: Kenny Chantasi, DO, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Date:  November 29, 2018
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033

The A, B, C’s of Type 2 Diabetes A free educational talk about how fatty liver disease can cause liver damage. The talk will be in English and Spanish.

  • Speaker: Jacqueline Salas-Spiegel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Date:  11/15/2018
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033

Getting Started with Statistical Software (SAS) Please join BERD Education Initiatives for an upcoming two-part mini-course on getting started with statistical software. Sessions are open to all CUIMC faculty, staff, fellows, and post-docs. Students are not permitted. Day 1will cover importing data, examining data attributes, and manipulating data (creating new variables, stacking vs. merging data sets, etc.).  Day 2will cover data visualization, descriptive statistics, and basic statistical analyses (chi-squared tests, t-tests, regression, etc.).

  • Date:  10/15/2018 and 10/22/2018
  • Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168th St, room LL103

How Is Exercise Medicine for Your Heart?  A free educational talk about the heart healthy benefits of exercise. The talk will be in English and Spanish.

  • Speaker: Keith Diaz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Date:  9/11/2018
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033

Is Your Liver Fit? A free educational talk about how fatty liver disease can cause liver damage. The talk will be in English and Spanish.

  • Speaker: Julia Wattacheril, MD, MPH, Director of the Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Program
  • Date:  9/11/2018
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033

Is Breast Really Best? A free educational talk about the benefits of breastfeeding. The talk will be in English and Spanish.

  • Speaker: Heather Seid, MS, RDN, Bionutrition Program Manager , Irving Institute
  • Date:  8/07/2018
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033

Can Diabetes Cause Broken Bones? A free educational talk about how type 2 diabetes can affect your bone health. The talk will be in English and Spanish.

  • Speaker: Mishaela Rubin, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Date:  8/02/2018
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033

Integrating Special Populations: Seminar Series: “Engaging Communities Around Us in Clinical Care and Research”

  • Speakers: Alwyn T. Cohall, MD; Christel J. Hyden, EdD; Jorge A. Benitez
  • Date:  6/14/2018
  • Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classrooms (PH 10 – Rooms 405A & 405B), 622 West 168th Street, 10th Floor, NYC 10032

3rd Annual Symposium: 2018 PRECISION MEDICINE UPDATES
The Symposium features talks by the recipients of Precision Medicine Pilot Awards and Fellowships: Mercedes Martinez, MD (Pediatrics), Arnold Han, MD, PhD (Medicine/Digestive & Liver Dis), Ira Surolia, MD (Medicine/Hematology & Onc), James Chen, PhD (Systems Biology), Barry Fine, MD, PhD (Medicine/Cardiology), Matthew Lewis, MD (Medicine/Cardiology), Anthony Romer, PhD (Pediatrics), Jonathan Barasch, MD (Medicine/Nephrology). The Symposium starts with a reception and a luncheon at 12:00 pm, followed by a welcome address by Wendy Chung, MD, PhD at 1:00 pm.

  • Date:  6/01/2018
  • Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor (1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032)

SMART Designs This talk will introduce the main concepts of Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART) designs and their applications to individualized treatment approaches.

  • Date:  5/14/2018
  • Location: HSC301 (Hammer Health Sciences, 3rd floor auditorium), 701 W 168th St, NYC 10032

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: “There are genes of major effect in psychiatry: recent progress in autism spectrum disorder and what it means for precision medicine”

  • Speaker: Matthew State, MD, PhDOberndorf Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
    Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
  • Date:  5/10/2018
  • Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032

Integrating Special Populations Seminar Series: “Environmental Toxicants and Human Health: Across the Lifespan”

  • Speakers: Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD; Andrew G. Rundle, Dr.PH
  • Date:  5/03/2018
  • Location: Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center Conference Room PH19 - 201, 622 West 168th St., Floor 19, Room 201, NYC 10032

What Is Parkinson’s? A free educational talk on Parkinson’s Disease. The talk will be in English and Spanish.

  • Speaker: Sarah A. O'Shea, MD, Movement Disorders Fellow, The Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Date: 4/12/2018
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033

Data Science in Clinical Research This talk will focus on exploratory data analysis / visualization, and discuss ideas underlying statistical learning (prediction vs interpretation, cross validation, reproducibility vs replicability)

  • Date: 4/09/2018
  • Location: HSC301 (Hammer Health Sciences, 3rd floor auditorium), 701 W 168th St, NYC 10032

Clinical Research Resource’s Electronic Informed Consent Seminar

  • Date: 4/05/2018
  • Location: Irving Institute Conference Room (PH-10-room 204), 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, New York, NY 10032

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar: ”From human genetics to short-term and long-term clinical impact: examples from human height, weight and other polygenic traits”

  • Speaker: Joel Hirschhorn, MD, PhD, Concordia Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Date: 3/22/2018
  • Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032

Propensity Score Matching (PSM): A Practical Tutorial This talk will provide a practical overview of propensity scores matching (PSM) methods including how to specify and estimate the propensity score model, selecting covariates to include in the model, and balance diagnostics.

  • Date: 3/19/2018
  • Location: HSC301 (Hammer Health Sciences, 3rd floor auditorium), 701 W 168th St, NYC 10032

Integrating Special Populations Seminar Series Translating Epigenetics into Precision Medicine – New Research Findings and Capabilities at the Mailman School Laboratory of Environmental Precision Biosciences”

  • Speaker: Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD
  • Date: 2/28/2018
  • Location: Irving Institute Conference Room PH10-204, 622 West 168th St., Floor 10, Room 204, NYC 10032

Call for Applications: Community Based Participatory Research Scholars & Awards Program Free Training & Funding Opportunity

  • Application Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Duration: Ten,2.5 hour, sessions from4:00pm - 6:30pm beginning March 21
  • Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10033

Biostatistics in Action: Tips for Clinical Researchers Tools and Tips for Research Data Management

  • Speaker: Debby D’Angelo, MS, Senior Research Biostatistician, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Date: 2/12/2018
  • Location: HSC 301 (Hammer Health Sciences, 3rd Floor)

Spring 2018 TrX Boot Camp What Does My Target Product Look Like? 

  • Spring 2018 Dates: 2/12, 2/20 (Tuesday), 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19 or 3/20, 3/26
  • Location: 622 W 168th St., PH building, 10th floor, room 405 A/B

2018 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar A quantitative approach to variant interpretation and predictive medicine

  • Speaker: Leslie G. Biesecker, MD, Chief, Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Date: 2/08/2018
  • Location: Florence Irving Auditorium, Herbert Irving Center for Cancer Research, 1st Floor, 1130 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032

Spring 2018 TrX Boot Camp Who is my Target Customer?

  • Spring 2018 Dates: 2/5, 2/12, 2/20, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/20, 3/26
  • Location: 622 W 168th St., PH building, 10th floor, room 405 A/B