Previous seminars


  • 28th of February: Complex system models in public health
    Professor Harry Rutter, University of Bath, UK

  • 21st of March:  How to evaluate potential non-specific effects of vaccines: the quest for randomized trials or time for triangulation?
    Professor Christine Stabell Benn, Bandim Health Group, Statens Serum Institute, DK

  • 11th of April: Data Fusion, Computational Epidemiology, and Causal Inference. 
    Professor Onyebuchi Arah, University of California, Los Angeles, US

  • 9th of May: (Note: two hour seminar from 3 to 5 pm) : Global studies of anthropometrics: geographical distributions, trends, and genetic and environmental influences Professor Bin Zhou, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London and Professor Karri Silventoinen, Population Research Unit, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki

  • 20th of June: New approaches to the spatial mapping of disease
    Associate Professor Samir Bhatt, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK

  • 10th of October: Social inequalities in children's mental health: novel methodological approaches
    Professor Maria Melchior, INSERM, France

  • 28th of November: Predicting the personalized need of care in an ageing society
    Dr. Marvin N Wright, Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research & Epidemiology, Germany
    Dr. Sasmita Kusumastuti, Section of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 12th of December: Methodological issues related to sibling and twin designs in epidemiology
    Professor Thorkild IA Sørensen, Section of Epidemiology and Associate Professor Theis Lange, Section of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen


  • 22nd of February: Viewpoints in Epidemiology Senior Faculty at Section of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen (Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, Katrine Strandberg-Larsen, Rudi Westendorp, Thorkild IA Sørensen, Mads Kamper-Jørgensen, and Naja Hulvej Rod)
  • 22nd of March: How to handle confounding – an ongoing discussion in epidemiology Professor Thomas Gerds, Section of Biostatistics & Associate Professor Mads Kamper-Jørgensen, Section of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen. Slides from the seminar can be found here.
  • 26th of April: Translation of evidence to action in Public Health Professor Rudi Westendorp and Professor Thorkild IA Sørensen, Section of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen
  • 27th of September: Breastfeeding Duration and T Lymphocyte Levels in Early Childhood
    Postdoc Jordyn Tinka Wallenborn, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley
  • 25th of October: Title to be announced
    Professor of Medical Statistics Kate Tilling, University of Bristol
  • 22nd of November: Does mediation analysis inform public health? Methodological and data-related challenges and perspectives
    Associate Professor Theis Lange, Section of Biostatistics & Professor Naja Hulvej Rod, Section of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen
  • 20th of December: Selection and collider bias in cohort studies
    Associate Professor Lorenzo Richiardi, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Turin