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The teaching and research balancing act

From 1-2 p.m. Friday, February 12, Lisa Sullivan, PhD, associate dean for education/School of Public Health and professor of biostatistics at Boston University, will present “The teaching and research balancing act.” The seminar will be presented via Zoom. Learn more about the College of Public Health and Human Sciences research seminars a https://health.oregonstate.edu/seminars.

Lisa Sullivan has a PhD in Statistics and is a Professor of Biostatistics and former Chair of the Department of Biostatistics.  She teaches Biostatistics and Quantitative Methods for Public Health and was instrumental in developing a minor program in public health which is open to undergraduate students at Boston University. She served as Principal Investigator of the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics from 2003-2015, which was designed to promote interest in the field of biostatistics and its many exciting career opportunities. Lisa is co-author of a textbook entitled Introductory Applied Biostatistics, author of Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health (currently in its third edition) and Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Clinical Trials. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards for excellence in teaching, including the Association for Schools of Public Health/Pfizer Award for Teaching Excellence. Lisa is a senior statistician on the Framingham Heart Study working primarily in developing and disseminating cardiovascular risk functions. She has expertise 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.

Dial-In Information

Join via Zoom, https://oregonstate.zoom.us/j/95499782858

Friday, February 12 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lecture or Presentation

Event Topic

Career Development, Health and Well-being, Research

Audience

Community Members, Faculty and Staff, Student, Alumni, Online

County

Benton

Website

https://health.oregonstate.edu/seminars

Organization
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Contact Name

Marie Harvey

Contact Email

marie.harvey@oregonstate.edu

Contact Phone

(541) 737-3824

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