One-day pre-ASM meeting for ECRs, Oxford, 2014

Developing your career in public health research

9th September 2014,

Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building,

Oxford, OX3 7LE




0930 Registration and coffee
1000 Introduction to the dayNeil Pearce, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, LSHTM
1015 Short presentations – Tony Robertson (Edinburgh). The biology of disadvantage- Raoul Reulen (Birmingham). Outcomes in 225,000 young adult cancer survivors- Edward Fottrell (UCL) Epidemiology and Global Health Metrics- Alex Whitmarsh (Cardiff) The association of alcohol consumption with colon cancer in UK Biobank- Shamil Haroon (Birmingham). Screening for COPD in primary care: finding the optimal approach

– Sarah Floud (Oxford). Social activities and the risk of coronary heart disease

– Jonathan Emberson (Oxford). Obesity and diabetes in Mexico

– Julieta Galente (Cardiff) The association of depression with cancer incidence and cancer survival in UK Biobank

– Anne McMunn (UCL) Changes in women’s working patterns and health

1230 Lunch
1300 Plenary “Wider statin use saves lives” Professor Jane Armitage, Professor of Clinical Trials and Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant in Public Health Medicine at the University of Oxford
1330 Plenary “How much confidence can you have in published research?” Professor Doug Altman, Director of CSM and Cancer Research UK Medical Statistics Group
1430 Academic Careers: FellowshipsHannah Whiteman, Strategic Research Coordinator, LSHTMDawn Biram, NIHR
1530 Coffee break
1545 Academic Careers: Life as a Post Doc , a Q&AKathryn Oliver, Dexter Canoy
1600 Non-academic CareersPublic Health Trainee (Julie George)3rd Sector (Dr Claire De-May, Research Grants Officer from Alzheimer’s trust)
1700 Closing address: “Rosalind Franklin’ s career”Professor Valerie Beral, Director of the Cancer Epidemiology Unit in Oxford

This event is available free of charge to all ECRs attending this year SSM conference in Oxford.  However, arrangements for extra nights accomodation on 8  or 9th of September 2014 should be made directly with Keble College Bed & Breakfast at:

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