Medicine: Mind the Gap is a lecture series that explores issues at the intersection of research, evidence, and clinical practice—areas in which conventional wisdom may be contradicted by recent evidence. See a list of upcoming seminars.
Strengths and Weaknesses of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs
William R. Shadish, Ph.D.
Professor and Founding Faculty
Chair for Academic Personnel, Psychological Sciences Section
School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and Arts
University of California, Merced
Dr. Shadish will discuss his recent work to understand the circumstances under which quasi-experiments do a better and worse job at approximating the effect sizes yielded by randomized experiments.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
*This Mind the Gap lecture will be presented as a webinar
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The Robert S. Gordon, Jr. Lecture in Epidemiology is an award given annually to a scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of epidemiology or clinical trials research. Past topics include the new trend toward multi-authored studies with large data sets, strategies for analyzing conflicting studies, and new epidemiology training standards that incorporate policy and politics.
Moyses Szklo, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Epidemiology: Back to Translation
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
September 25, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.