SER digital 3rd Annual SERdigital (formerly eMAC) Student Novel Methods Web Conference
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
12:00 - 2:30 pm Eastern Time

The theme for this online meeting is Application of Novel Epidemiologic Methods in Student Research.

Follow this link to view the abstracts for each presentation.

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Meeting Format

12:00 - 1:00 pm EST Live Plenary Session:
“Will Genetics Revolutionize Public Health?”
  Richard CooperDr. Richard Cooper
Loyola University Medical School
Muin KhouryDr. Muin Khoury
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

Live Oral presentations (from abstract submissions)

Quantifying Lead-Time Bias in Risk-Factor Studies of Cancer through Simulation
Rick Jansen

Synthetic likelihood approach for quantifying multi-scale epidemic processes from large and complex data sets
Corentin Barbu

Broken Windows by Way of Microsoft Windows: Ecometrics and Validity of a Neighborhood Physical Disorder Measure Constructed by Virtual Street Audit
Stephen Mooney

2:00 - 2:30 pm EST Wrap up/final questions
  Poster presentations (pre-recorded presentations). Click on the links below to view presentations.
  004 Beta-diversity of upper digestive tract microbiome is associated with obesity
Shih-Wen Lin (
  005 Validation of a Method to Reconstruct Historical Smoking Prevalence Rates
Usama Bilal (
  006 Application of latent growth curve modeling to 5 years of longitudinal data; a randomized community based trial for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
Shervin Assari (
  007 An application of finite mixture models to longitudinal analyses of place-health dynamics
Peter Lekkas (
  008 Positive and Negative Affect Following Marijuana Use: A Case-crossover Study Embedded within an Ecological Momentary Assessment Design
Craig Ross (
  009 Use of Arabin pessaries to prevent preterm delivery among twin pregnancies: Needs for a priori sub-group analyses targeting PreCocious Cervical Ripening
Qing Li (
  010 The Interrelationships between Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Problem Behaviors in Illinois 12th Graders: A Latent Class Analysis
Bala Mutyala (
  011 Modelling and Forecasting of COPD Admissions in Portuguese Hospitals: a Box–Jenkins Methodology in Medical Research
Monica Rodrigues (
  012 Generalized Additive Models in Environmental Epidemiology: Investigate the Association between Air Pollution and Human Health Effects
Monica Rodrigues (
  013 Time-Series Models: Particulate Air Pollution and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Portugal
Monica Rodrigues (