Presentations

Okerson T, Cohen SS, Killian JM, Weston SA, Monda KL, Chamberlain AM. Changes in Lipid-Lowering Therapy Following a Cardiovascular Event in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Assocation for the Study of Diabetes, Lisbon, Portugal. September 11-15, 2017.

Soff GA, Ray-Coquard I, Marfil Rivera LJ, Fryzek J, Mullins M, Bylsma LC, Park JK. Literature Review of Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonists (TPO-RA) for Chemotherapy-Induced Thrombocytopenia (CIT). European Society for Medical Oncology, Madrid, Spain. September 8-12, 2017.

Chamberlain AM, Cohen SS, Killian JM, Weston SA, Okerson T, Monda KL. Changes in Lipid-Lowering Therapy Prescription Patterns following a Second Cardiovascular Disease Event. European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017, Barcelona, Spain. August 26-30, 2017.

Cohen SS, Chamberlain AM, Killian JM, Monda KL, Weston SA, Okerson T. Comparison of Lipid-Lowering Treatment in Patients with Diabetes and/or Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA. June 9-13, 2017.

Alexander DD. Epidemiology of Egg Consumption and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke. Egg Farmers of Canada, Webinar. June 6, 2017.

Ruterbusch JJ, Bylsma LC, Fryzek J, Barlev A, et al. Bicalutamide Treatment Patterns in Elderly Prostate Cancer Patients: A Historical Cohort Study Using the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program (SEER)-Medicare Database. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. Boston, MA. May 20-24, 2017.

Groothuis JR, Fryzek JP, Makari D, Martone WJ. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalization (RSVH) in infants with Chronic Lung Disease: An 8 year Retrospective National Hospital Survey. 2010 Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 1- 4, 2010.

Alexander DD. Consumption: Diet and Lifestyle Perspective. Meat and Livestock Australia Scientific Workshop, Sydney, Australia. April 10, 2017.

Alexander DD. Are Red Meat Consumers Unhealthy? . Nutrition in Action Sypnosium, Sydney, Australia. April 5, 2017.

Chamberlain AM, Cohen SS, Killian JM, Monda KL, Hedgeman E, Weston SA, Okerson T. Abstract P123: Lipid-lowering Therapy Prescription Patterns and Predictors of High Intensity Statin Prescriptions in Patients With Diabetes or Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention – Lifestyle 2017 Scientific Sessions, Portland, OR March 7, 2017.

Chamberlain AM, Cohen SS, Killian JM, Beaubrun AC, Monda KL, Hedgeman E, Weston SA, Okerson T. “Lipid-Lowering Therapy Prescriptions Immediately Before and After the Diagnosis of Diabetes or Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA November 1, 2016.

Pastula S, Hackett J, Coalson J, Jiang X, Villafana T, Fryzek J. Burden of respiratory syncytial virus disease among adults in the United States from 1997 to 2012. ID Week 2016, New Orleans, LA. October 26-30, 2016.

Cronin-Fenton D , Dalvi T, Hedgeman E, Norgaard M, Pedersen L, Mortensen K, Midta A, Shire N, Brody R, Fryzek J, Lawrence D, Rigas J, Potter D, Walker J, Mellemgaard A, Rasmussen TR, Hamilton-Dutoit S, Sorensen HT. An interim assessment of key biomarkers (programmed cell death receptor ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) in third-line therapy non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients: A Danish cohort study. 41st ESMO Congress (ESMO 2016), Copenhagen, Denmark. October 7-11 2016.

Cronin-Fenton D, Dalvi T, Hedgeman E, Nørgaard M, Pedersen L, Mortensen K, Midha A, Shire N, Brody R, Fryzek J, Lawrence D, Rigas J, Potter D, Walker J, Mellemgaard A, Rasmussen TR, Hamilton Dutoit S, Sørensen HT. An interim assessment of key biomarkers programmed cell death receptor ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) in third-line therapy non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients: A Danish cohort study. European Society for Medical Oncology Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark. October 1, 2016.

Pastula S, Hackett J, Coalson J, Jiang X, Villafana T, Fryzek J. Burden of respiratory syncytial virus disease among adults in the United States from 1997 to 2012. International Society for Influenza and Other Respiratory Virus Diseases (ISIRV) 2016 – Options IX For the Control of Influenza, Chicago, IL. August 24-28, 2016.

Cetin K, Callaghan F, Fryzek J, Bylsma L, Bezold C, Mehta B. Safety and Efficacy/Effectiveness of 2nd-line Treatments in Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP): A Systematic Review of the Literature. 32nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Dublin, Ireland. August 25-28, 2016.

Alexander DD. Red meat and cancer risk: interpreting the evidence. NCBA Discovery Symposium, Denver, CO. July 27, 2016.

Alexander DD. Theory: bias and confounding. Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research, University of AL-Birmingham. July 25, 2016.

Alexander DD. Red meat and cancer risk: interpreting the evidence. Danish Nutrition Society; University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 21, 2016.

Cetin K, Callaghan F, Fryzek J, Bylsma L, Bezold C, Mehta B. Safety and Efficacy/Effectiveness of Second-line Treatments in Patients with Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Systematic Review of the Literature. 21st Congress of the European Hematology Association, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 9 – 12, 2016.

Fryzek J, Alexander DD, Summers N, Fraysse J, Reichert H, Townes L, Vanderpuye-Orgle J. Indirect treatment comparison of cabazitaxel for patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have been previously treated with a docetaxel-containing regimen. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Washington DC. May 21-25, 2016.

Fryzek J, Alexander D, Summers N, Fraysse J, Reichert H, Townes L, Vanderpuye-Orgle J. Indirect Treatment Comparison of Cabazitaxel for Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer who have been Previously Treated with a Docetaxel-Containing Regimen. 21st Annual International Society for Pharacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Washington, DC. May 21-25, 2016.

Pastula S, Hackett J, Coalson J, Jiang X, Villafana T, Fryzek J. Burden of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Disease Among Adults in the United States from 1997 to 2012. 21st Annual International Society for Pharacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Washington, DC. May 21-25, 2016.

Alexander DD. Meta-analysis: recycling garbage or an important tool for evaluating the evidence? Drug and Medical Device Seminar, Chicago, IL. May 19-20, 2016.

Meddings J, Kuhn L, Reichert, H. Indwelling Urinary Catheter Awareness, Order, and Indications in ICUs. SHEA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. May 19, 2016.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Smith SN, McMahon LF Jr. How do hospital grades publicly displayed on Medicare’s Hospital Compare website compare to whether a hospital was penalized for readmissions and hospital-acquired conditions? . 2016 Society of General Internal Medicine Conference, Hollywood, FL. May 12, 2016.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Smith SN, et al. How do patient and community-level measures of patient functional status, social support and socioeconomic status compare in predicting the risk of readmission for pneumonia and heart failure? . 2016 Society of General Internal Medicine Conference, Hollywood, FL. May 12, 2016.

Alexander DD. Evaluating the relationship of meat and cancer risk. Canadian Nutrition Society, Ottawa, Canada. May 5-7, 2016.

Alexander DD. Becoming a nutrition detective. Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Annual Conference, Vancouver, WA. April 18, 2016.

Cetin K, Callaghan F, Fryzek JP, Bylsma LC, Bezold C, Mehta B. Safety and Efficacy/Effectiveness of Second-line Treatments in Patients with Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Thrombosis & Hemostasis Summit of North America 2016, Chicago, IL. April 14-16, 2016.

Bylsma LC. Safety and Efficacy/Effectiveness of Second-line Treatments in Patients with Immune Thrombocytopenia: A Systematic Review of the Literature. 3rd Biennial Summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America, Chicago, IL. April 14-16, 2016.

Bylsma LC, Alexander DD. A review and meta-analysis of prospective studies of red and processed meat, meat cooking methods, heme iron, heterocyclic amines and prostate cancer. Experimental Biology Conference, San Diego, CA. April 5, 2016

Miller PE, Alexander DD . A Review and Meta-analysis of Prospective Studies of Red and Processed Meat and Pancreatic Cancer. Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. April 4, 2016.

Alexander DD. Red meat and chronic disease: A closer look into the data . Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Annual Conference., Ogden, UT. March 24, 2016.

Cohen SS,Shirey-Rice J, Hardin J, Monda K, Fryzek JP, Fazio S, Denny JC, Wei WQ, Lipworth LL. Identification of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) using the Dutch Lipid Network (DLN) criteria in Electronic Health Records (EHR). American Heart Association EPI Lifestyle Scientific Sessions, Phoenix, AZ. March 1, 2016.

Alexander DD. Meat and cancer risk: understanding the science. Protein: Contributions and Controversies, Toronto, Canada. February 29, 2016.

Curkendall S, Nichol MB, Dylan M, Nordyke RJ, Patel V, Zagari M, Chiou CF. Trends in out-of-pocket cost burden for Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting 2006, Washington, DC. 2006.

Alexander DD. Understanding the Role of Epidemiology in Disease Causation. Asbestos Medicine; DRI, Las Vegas, NV. November 5-6, 2015.

Cohen SS, Kabagambe EK, Shirey-Rice J, Hardin J, Monda K, Fryzek JP, Fazio S, Denny JC, Wei WQ, Lipworth LL. Achievement of LDL-cholesterol reduction targets is associated with reduced cardiovascular disease risk among patients with familial hypercholesterolemia in a large electronic medical record database. American Heart Association 2015 Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL. November 1, 2015.

Coalson JE, Cohee LM, Walldorf JA, Nkanaunena K, Dear NF, Kapito-Tembo A, Seydel K, Mathanga DP, Taylor TE, Laufer MK, Wilson ML. Antimalarial treatment-seeking and use in southern Malawi: Challenges to interruption of Plasmodium transmission. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 64th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. October 25-29, 2015.

Garabrant D. Biomonitoring of chlorpyrifos excretion, butyryl cholinesterase activity, and acetyl cholinesterase activity among chlorpyrifos manufacturing workers. In: Use of spot biomonitoring samples for environmental epidemiology. International Society of Exposure Sciences 25th Annual Meeting, Henderson, NV. October 22, 2015.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Smith S, Iwashyna T, Langa K, Hofer T, McGuirk H, McMahon LF Jr. Functional status, social support and wealth impact readmissions for pneumonia and heart failure beyond standard Medicare risk-adjustors. 11th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, Providence, RI. October 8, 2015.

Fryzek J, Doucette A, Jiang X, Coalson J, McLaurin K, Ambrose CS. Trends in Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Bronchiolitis Infant Hospitalization Rates in High-Risk Infants in a US Nationally Representative Database (1997–2012). ID Week, San Diego, CA. October 7-11 2015.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Smith SN, McMahon LF Jr. How do hospital grades publicly displayed on Medicare’s Hospital Compare website compare to whether a hospital was penalized for readmissions and hospital-acquired conditions? 2015 AHRQ Research Conference, Crystal City, VA. October 5, 2015.

Lipworth LL, Shirey-Rice J, Wei WQ, Hardin J, Shi G, Monda K, Fryzek JP, Fazio S, Cohen SS, Denny JC. Identification and characterization of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia patients using the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Synthetic Derivative database. European Society for Cardiology, London, UK. September 1, 2015.

Doucette A, Hedgeman E, Fryzek J. Assessing the Agreement of Hospitalization Estimates Between Three Nationally Representative US Hospital Discharge Databases, the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) and the Kid’s Inpatient Database (KID). International Conference of Pharmacoepidemiology, Boston, MA. August 24-26 2015.

Doucette A, Hedgeman E, Fryzek J. Assessing the agreement of hospitalization estimates across three nationally representative US hospital discharge databases: The Nationwide Inpatient Sample, The National Hospital Discharge Survey and The Kid’s Inpatient Database. International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management (ICPE), Boston, MA. August 1, 2015.

Alexander DD. Theory: bias and confounding in observational studies. Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research, University of AL-Birmingham. July 20, 2015.

Alexander DD. Red and processed meat consumption and cancer. International Meat Society, Calgary, Canada. July 1-2, 2015.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Smith S, Iwashyna T, Langa K, Hofer T, McGuirk H, McMahon LF Jr. Functional status, social support and wealth impact readmissions for pneumonia and heart failure beyond standard Medicare risk-adjustors. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. June 14, 2015.

Maki KC, Guyton JR, Orringer CE, Hamilton-Craig I, Alexander DD, Davidson MH. Triglyceride-lowering therapies reduce cardiovascular disease event risk in subjects with hypertriglyceridemia. National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL. June 11-14, 2015.

Alexander DD Red meat consumption and chronic disease. Canadian Nutrition Society, Winnipeg, Canada. May 30, 2015.

Miller PE, Bylsma LC, Alexander, DD. A Review and Meta-Analysis of Red Meat Consumption and Type 2 Diabetes. Experimental Biology Conference, Boston, MA. March 28-April 1, 2015.

Doucette A, Jiang X, Fryzek J, Coalson J, McLaurin K, Ambrose CS. Comparison of trends in bronchiolitis and respiratory syncytial virus infant hospitalizations rates in 3 US nationally representative databases. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 25-28 2015.

Alexander DD. Understanding studies of diet and chronic disease. New Mexico Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Albuquerque, NM. April 24, 2015.

Bylsma L, Miller P, Alexander DD. Meta-analysis of red meat intake and type 2 diabetes. Experimental Biology, Boston, MA. March 28-April 1, 2015.

Liu B, Karath SM, Sekeres MA, Fryzek JP, Mutetwa BT, Sreekantaiah C, Mason C, Kolitz, Taioli E. Insights into the spatial clustering and disease etiology of myelodysplastic syndromes. NYC Epidemiology Forum, New York City, NY. February 27, 2015.

Alexander DD. Becoming a Nutrition Detective: Critically Reviewing Research and Communicating Science. DBC Communications Camp, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Las Vegas, NV. January 17, 2015.

Alexander DD. Overview of FDA Health Claims and the Submission Process. Webinar, Webinar. January 13, 2015.

Kerath SM, Sekeres MA, Fryzek JP, Mutetwa BT, Sreekantaiah C, Mason CR, Kolitz J, Taioli E. Clinical characteristics and outcomes in a large sample of MDS patients. American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA. November 15-19 2014.

Coalson JE, Walldorf JA, Cohee LM, Marti M, Joice R, Chimbiya N, Seydel K, Ismail MD, Mathanga D, Kapito-Tembo A, Taylor TE, Laufer MK, Wilson ML. Submicroscopic gametocyte carriage: Prevalence and predictors across two seasons and three districts in Southern Malawi. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 63rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2-6, 2014.

McNitt, SA, Vareta J, Coalson J, Cohee L, Walldorf J, Laufer M, Taylor T, Nkhoma S, Seydel K. Effect of infection multiplicity on gametocytemia in Southern Malawi. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 63rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2-6, 2014.

Walldorf JA, Coalson JE, Bauleni A, Nkanaunena K, Cohee LM, Valim C, Chimbiya N, Fiore J, Kapito-Tembo A, Seydel K, Mathanga D, Taylor TE, Laufer MK. Utility of PCR-based surveillance methods relative to age in rainy and dry seasons in Southern Malawi. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 63rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2-6, 2014.

Cohee LM, Walldorf JA, Coalson JE, Chimbiya N, Nkanaunena K, Bauleni A, Fiore J, Kapito-Tembo A, Mathanga D, Taylor T, Laufer MK. Access to malaria control interventions among school-age children in Malawi American Society of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 63rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. November 2-6, 2014.

Alexander DD. State of the epidemiologic science on red meat and chronic disease. Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada. October 22, 2014.

Meddings J, Saint S, Krein S, Gaies E, Reichert H, Hickner A, McNamara S, Mody L. Systematic review of interventions to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infection in the long-term care setting. ID Week, Philadelphia, PA. October 10, 2014.

Alexander DD. Observational epidemiologic studies of breakfast intake. Kellogg Scientific Advisory Board Meeting, Battle Creek, MI. October 1, 2014.

Alexander DD. Caffeine intake during pregnancy: the pregnancy signal and reproductive outcomes. The Toxicology Forum, 40th Annual Summer Meeting, Aspen, CO. July 7-10, 2014.

Reichert H, McMahon LF, Meddings J. Did hospital-acquired pressure ulcer rates decrease after implementation of non-payment as a comorbidity with the 2008 Hospital-Acquired Conditions Initiative?. Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, CA. June 10, 2014.

Reichert H, McMahon LF, Meddings J. Risk-adjusting hospital-acquired pressure ulcer rates from administrative data: how do hospitals perform by the risk-adjusted AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator 3 compared to a proposed measure using risk-standardization applied by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for other outcomes? Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, CA. June 10, 2014.

Alexander DD. Understanding studies of diet and chronic disease. Delaware Dietetic Association, Dover, DE. May 9, 2014.

Reichert H, Welch K. Conceptualizing Statistics: A Heuristic Approach. University of Michigan’s Division of General Medicine Spring Retreat, Tampa, FL. May 1, 2014.

Alexander DD. Red meat and colorectal cancer: a quantitative update on the state of the science. Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. April 27, 2014.

Budelmann C, Reichert H, Meddings J. Are you ex-Foley-ating? A hospital-wide intervention to decrease urinary catheter use, including nurse-directed positive-reinforcement strategies. 2014 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 25, 2014.

Reichert H, McMahon LF, Meddings J.. Hospital-acquired catheter-associated urinary tract infections: reported by mandate to the National Healthcare Safety Network, but rarely listed as diagnoses in claims data. 2014 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 24, 2014.

Alexander DD. Nutrition Detective: An Epidemiologist’s Investigation into Diet and Chronic Disease. 31st Annual Health & Nutritional Sciences Conference, South Dakota State University . April 10, 2014.

Coalson JE, Walldorf JA, Marti MJ, Joice R, Seydel KB, Ismail MD, Mathanga DP, Kapito-Tembo AP, Taylor TE, Laufer MK, Wilson ML. Submicroscopic gametocytemia and malaria in Malawi: Molecular identification and implications for transmission. 16th International Congress on Infectious Diseases, Cape Town, South Africa. April 2-5, 2014.

Hedgeman E, Lipworth L, Lowe K, Saran R, Do T, Fryzek J. International burden of chronic kidney disease: review of the literature and online data systems. National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. April 1, 2014.

Reichert H, Welch K. Conceptualizing Statistics: A Heuristic Approach. 2014 ASA Conference on Statistical Practice , Tampa, FL. February 22, 2014.

Reichert H, Meddings J. What’s so Standard About Risk Standardization?”. 2014 ASA Conference on Statistical Practice, Tampa, FL. February 21, 2014.

Alexander DD. Summarizing, Interpreting, and Communicating Epidemiologic Evidence. GOED Exchange, Salt Lake City, UT. February 6, 2014.

Reichert, H. Qualtrics (and other survey tools): Beyond Opinion Surveys. IHPI Methods Seminar, Ann Arbor, MI. February 1, 2014.

Alexander DD. Synthesizing and Summarizing Epidemiology Evidence, Health Economics, and Fiber and Constipation. Food & Fiber Summit: Identifying Practical Solutions to Meet America’s Fiber Needs, Washington, DC. January 28, 2014.

Alexander DD. Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence, and a Case Study on Red Meat and Colorectal Cancer. Oncology Nutrition Symposium, Hollywood, FL. January 18, 2014.

Alexander DD. OMEGA-3 LC-PUFAs: Judging the Epidemiologic Evidence. GOED Fall Member Meeting at the SupplySide West Tradeshow, Las Vegas, NV. November 14, 2013.

Coalson JE, Walldorf JA, Marti MJ, Joice R, Seydel KB, Ismail MD, Mathanga DP, Kapito-Tembo AP, Taylor TE, Laufer MK, Wilson ML. Submicroscopic gametocytemia and malaria in Malawi: Molecular identification and implications for transmission. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 62nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. November 13-17 2013.

Walldorf JA, Cohee LM, Fiore J, Bauleni A, Coalson JE, Phiri T, Mathanga D, Valim C, Kapito-Tembo AP, Taylor TE, Laufer MK. Reservoirs of asymptomatic malaria in Malawi: Results of two cross-sectional studies. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 62nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. November 13-17, 2013.

Alexander DD. Nutritional Epidemiology: Are We Overstating the Evidence? Missouri Academy of Family Physicians, 21st Annual Fall Conference, Branson, MO. November 9, 2013.

Alexander DD. Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence. DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar, New Orleans, LA. November 8, 2013.

Alexander DD. DRI Research Roundtable: Full-Fat Dairy Products in Nutrition and Health, (panel discussant). October 10, 2013.

Metha J, Le-Ruet O, Fryzek J, Iqbal U, Olivares R, Mesa R. Epidemiology of primary myelofibrosis, essential thrombocythemia, and polycythemia vera in the European Union. European Cancer Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands. September 27-October 1, 2013.

Alexander DD. Update on Red Meat and Colorectal Cancer. International Meat Society Annual Meeting, Granada, Spain (webinar). September 14, 2013.

Franzblau A , Broadwater K, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Jiang X, Garabrant DH, Demond A Serum Concentrations of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins Among Users of Ball Clay Joint ISEE, ISES and ISIAQ Environmental Health Conference, Basel, Switzerland. August 19-23 2013.

Alexander DD Sustainable Nutrition Roundtable (panel discussant). August 2, 2013.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Grazier KL, Rogers MAM, Hofer T, McMahon LF Effect of Payment Changes for Pressure Ulcers from the Hospital-Acquired Conditions Initiative: A Statewide Analysis 2013 AcademyHealth Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD. June 24, 2013.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Rogers MAM, Hofer T, McMahon LF Risk-adjusting Hospital-acquired Pressure Ulcer Rates from Claims Data: Teaching Hospitals Beware 2013 Academy Health Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD. June 24, 2013.

Bylsma LC Parental Trust in Health Information Sources and Influenza Vaccination in Children The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference Pasadena, CA. June 9-13, 2013.

Alexander DD Dairy and body composition: Making sense of meta-analyses Dairy Research Institute Meeting: Dairy and Weight Chicago, IL. June 4-5, 2013.

Reichert, H. Risk Standardization IHPI Methods Seminar Ann Arbor, MI. June 1, 2013.

Alexander DD Nitrate and nitrite exposure and stomach cancer: summary of the epidemiologic evidence Canadian Nutrition Society, Annual Meeting Quebec City, Canada. May 31, 2013.

Alexander DD Meta-analysis: Judging the evidence, fish oil and cardiovascular disease AOCS: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Health Montreal, Canada. April 28-May 1, 2013.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Rogers MAM, Hofer T, McMahon LF Risk-adjusting Hospital-acquired Pressure Ulcer Rates from Claims Data: Teaching Hospitals Beware 2013 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting Denver, CO. April 25, 2013.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Grazier KL, Rogers MAM, Hofer T, McMahon LF Effect of Payment Changes for Pressure Ulcers from the Hospital-Acquired Conditions Initiative: A Statewide Analysis 2013 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting Denver, CO. April 24, 2013.

Alexander DD Epidemiologic evidence: Investigation Into diet and chronic disease MINK Conference: Nutrition Without Boundaries Kansas City, KS. April 6, 2013.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V Low-level arsenic in drinking water and bladder cancer risk: Meta-analysis update and risk assessment implications Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology San Antonio, TX. March 10-14, 2013.

Li J, Dalvi T, Pawaskar M, Tsai K, Caspard H, Fryzek J. Recent trends in the characteristics of patients with distant stage breast cancer in the United States Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Stage Disease program. 2012 CTRC−AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX. December 4-8, 2012.

Bylsma LC. Characterization of Diet and Dietary Exposures to Genotoxic Compounds in Pregnant Women of Mexico City. UMSPH Epidemiology Poster Session and UM Student Global Health Day. Ann Arbor, MI. November 16, 2012.

Nielsen Nguyen M, Pedersen, Olesen Braae A, Wang L, Hou J, Mackey H, McCusker M, Basset-Seguin N, Fryzek J. The incidence of metastatic basal cell carcinoma in Denmark, 1997-2010. 6th World Meeting of Interdisciplinary Melanoma/Skin Cancer Centers in conjunction with the 8th EADO Congress, Barcelona, Spain. November 14-17 2012.

Smith MA, Yadav P, Coalson J, Wilson ML. Allocative efficiency modeling of malaria treatment and prevention: Analysis of interactions to improve interventions. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 61st Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. November 11-15, 2012.

Nielsen Nguyen M, Skovbo S, Svaneby D, Pedersen L, Fryzek JP. The prevalence of X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia in Denmark, 1995-2010. American Society of Human Genetics, San Francisco, CA November 6-10, 2012.

Nordyke RJ, Zolfaghari S. Estimating the value of companion diagnostics: Getting the incentives Right ISPOR 15th Annual European Meeting, Berlin, Germany. November 3-6, 2012.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Saint S, McMahon LF. Why are hospital rates of catheter-associated UTIs so low in claims data? 2012 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America / ID Week, San Diego, CA. October 19, 2012.

Alexander DD.A systematic review of multivitamin use and mortality, cardiovascular disease, and cancer Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN): Day of Science, Laguna Beach, CA. October 2-3, 2012.

Alexander DD. Diet and cancer: Are we asking the right question?. Cancer Society of New Zealand, New Zealand Ministry of Health, Network Communications, Wellington, New Zealand. September 11, 2012.

Alexander DD. Interpreting meta-analyses for dietetic practice. Professional development session for New Zealand dietitians, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. September 10, 2012.

Perez V, Alexander DD, Bailey WH. Air ions and mood outcomes: A review and meta-analysis. Poster presentation at the American College of Epidemiology, Chicago, IL. September 8-11, 2012.

Huhmann MB, Kaspar KM, Perez V, Alexander DD, Thomas DR. Accuracy of a new self-completed nutrition screening tool for community-dwelling older adults. Oral Presentation at the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, Barcelona, Spain. September 8-11, 2012.

Alexander DD. Interpreting meta-analysis for dieticians in practice. International Congress of Dietetics, Dieticians Association of Australia, Sydney, Australia. September 7, 2012.

Alexander DD. Red meat and colorectal cancer: Are we asking the right question(s)? Diet and Gut Health Symposium. Nutrition Society of Australia, Sydney, Australia. September 5, 2012.

Alexander DD. Diet and gut health round table meeting and presentation. Meat & Livestock Australia, Sydney, Australia. September 4, 2012.

Yoon D, Fryzek JP, Doemland ML, Kim SM. Prescription pattern dispensed from pharmacies in South Korea, using national health insurance data. 28th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Barcelona, Spain. August 23-26, 2012.

Skovbo S, Nguyen-Nielsen, Pedersen, Sørensen HT, Fryzek J. The Prevalence of X-linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia in Denmark from 1995-2010. 28th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Barcelona, Spain. August 23-26, 2012.

Johannesdottir SA, Christiansen CF, Johansen MB, Olsen M, Xu Xiao, Lash TL, Sørensen HT, Fryzek JP. Healthcare resource utilization associated with hospitalization for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and subsequent post-hospitalization recurrence and death a: a Danish cohort study. 28th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Barcelona, Spain. August 23-26, 2012.

Kuehn C, Watson H, Ong K, Mohamed M, Ochoa JA, Fryzek J. Descriptive Epidemiology of Medical Device Use among Patients with Breast, Lung or Prostate Cancer in the National Inpatient Sample. 28th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Barcelona, Spain August 23-26, 2012.

Alexander DD. An update on red meat and cancer. Webinar, International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Montreal, Canada. August 12-17, 2012.

Alexander DD How to improve the research integrity of meta-analyses and systematic reviews Scientific Approaches to Strengthening Research Integrity in Nutrition and Energetics, Mohonk Mountain House, NY. August 7-8, 2012.

Alexander DD. Sustainable agriculture and the integration of plant- and animal-based foods California Milk Advisory Board, San Francisco, CA. July 25, 2012.

Huhmann MB, Kaspar KM, Perez V, Alexander DD, Thomas DR. Accuracy of a self-completed nutrition screening tool for community-dwelling older adults when completed by the patient or caregivers Poster presentation at the International Academy on Nutrition and Aging Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. July 12-13, 2012.

Perez V, Schmier JK, Alexander DD. Race/ethnic disparities in pediatric discharges from all US community, non-rehabilitation hospitals for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) among children one year or younger. Oral presentation at the 45th Annual Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. June 27-30, 2012.

Alexander DD. Nitrate and nitrite exposure and stomach cancer: Summary of the epidemiologic evidence IFT Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. June 25-28, 2012.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Rogers MAM, Hofer TP, McMahon L. Adjusting for patients’ clinical risk of urinary tract infections: a necessary step in pay-for-performance when comparing by hospital-acquired complication rates. 2012 AcademyHealth Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. June 25, 2012.

Meddings J, Reichert H, McMahon L. Hospital report cards for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers: How good are the grades? 2012 Academy Health Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. June 25, 2012.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Rogers MAM, Iwashyna TJ, McMahon L. Hospitals reporting better adherence to perioperative blood clot prophylaxis do not report lower rates of hospital-acquired post-operative blood clots. 2012 Academy Health Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. June 24, 2012.

Fordyce T, Mowat F, Fryzek J, Lau E. Incidence of metastatic hormone receptor positive (HR+) breast cancer in the United Kingdom: Data Needed. 17th Annual International Society for Pharacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Washington, DC. June 2-6, 2012.

Nordyke RJ, Nathan S, Corey-Lisle T. Using Early-Stage Economic Models to Integrate Clinical and Commercial Development. ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting, Washington, DC. June 2-6, 2012

Cohen SS, Signorello LB, Cope EL, Blot WJ. Body mass index at age 21 in relation to all-cause mortality among black and white adults. Society for Epidemiologic Research Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. June 1, 2012.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Rogers MAM, Iwashyna TJ, McMahon L. “Hospitals reporting better adherence to perioperative blood clot prophylaxis do not report lower rates of hospital-acquired post-operative blood clots”. 2012 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 11, 2012.

Meddings J, Reichert H, McMahon L. Hospital report cards for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers: How good are the grades? 2012 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 10, 2012.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Rogers MAM, Hofer TP, McMahon L. Adjusting for patients’ clinical risk of urinary tract infections: a necessary step in pay-for-performance when comparing by hospital-acquired complication rates. 2012 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 9, 2012.

Alexander DD. The nutrition detective: An epidemiologist’s look at diet and chronic disease conundrums New York State Dietetic Association 2012 Annual Meeting & Expo, Albany, NY. May 4-5, 2012.

Alexander DD. Epidemiology: Methods for weighing the evidence. MDLA Young Lawyers Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. February 9, 2012.

Alexander DD, Mitchell M, Taylor A, Lowe K, Langeberg W, et al Prevalence of bone metastasis in breast cancer patients and subsequent survival: A systematic and quantitative review of the literature. San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX. December 6-10, 2011.

Yong M, Christiansen CF, Gammelager H, Sværke C, Chia V, Atchison C, Fryzek J. Healthcare resource utilization among breast cancer patients with bone metastases and skeletal-related events: a population-based cohort study in Denmark (1997 – 2009). 34th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX. December 6- 10, 2011.

Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Predictors of human serum dioxin concentrations in Midland and Saginaw Michigan. Society of Toxicology of Canada 43rd Annual Symposium. Montreal, Canada. December 4-6, 2011.

Garabrant D. Improving measures in epidemiology: prospective cohort study of chlorpyrifos manufacturing workers Symposium ILSI Argentina – ILSI HESI – SETAC Capitulo Argentino. Advances in Epidemiology: the impact of pesticides. Buenos Aires, Argentina. September 28, 2011.

Alexander DD. Nutritional epidemiology: Weighing the evidence and a case study on red meat intake and colorectal cancer. Meat Eat Nutritional Conference, Oslo, Norway. September 1, 2011.

Alexander DD. Prevalence of bone metastasis from breast, lung or prostate cancer: A systematic and quantitative review of the literature. International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology, Chicago, IL. August 15-17, 2011.

Alexander DD. Benzene epidemiology: Weighing the evidence and a case study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Benzene Litigation Conference Audiocast. Chicago, IL. July 13, 2011.

Garabrant D. Evidence of dioxin exposure in Michigan residents exposed to contaminated soils The 37th Annual Summer Meeting of the Toxicology Forum. Aspen, CO. July 12, 2011.

Alexander DD, Perez V, Cushing C, Weed DL. Red meat consumption and colorectal cancer: A meta-analysis of prospective epidemiologic studies. Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal, Canada. June 21, 2011.

Perez V, Alexander DD, Cushing C. Processed meat consumption and stomach cancer: A meta-analysis of prospective epidemiologic studies. Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal, Canada. June 21, 2011.

Alexander DD. Translating the science: Red meat & cancer. Ranch Event 2011, TX Beef Council, San Antonio, TX. June 2, 2011.

Levin-Sparenberg E. Health inequities and poverty masked by affluence in Marin County California CSTE Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. June 1, 2011.

Nordyke RJ, Imbeah-Ampiah R, Ng-Haing J, Oshinowo B, Saraf S. Does a lack of HTA review lead to higher prices for HIV treatments? A comparison with oncology treatments. ISPOR 16th Annual International Meeting, Baltimore, MD May 21-25, 2011.

Dean BB, Aguilar D, Whyte J, Nordyke RJ . Patient privacy and data confidentiality and the use of secondary data ISPOR 14th Annual International Meeting, Orlando, FL. May 16-20, 2009.

Mitchell J, Mehta J, Lau E, Fryzek J. National-level descriptive epidemiology of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia 24th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Baltimore, MD. April 13-16, 2011.

Coalson J, Asante K-P, Boamah EA, Manu G, Owusu-Agyei S. Knowledge and perceptions of malaria prevention methods among pregnant women in central Ghana. Michigan Public Health Assembly, Epidemiology Section; Michigan Epidemiology Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. April 1, 2011.

Alexander DD. Epidemiology consulting and a case study on red meat and cancer. Distinguished Alumni Investigator Lecture, Birmingham, AL. March 23, 2011.

Alexander DD. Nutritional epidemiology: Weighing the evidence International Life Sciences Institute-ILSI North America Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. January 24-25, 2011.

Jiang X, Zwica L, Knutson K, Towey T, Hedgeman E, Franzblau A, Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Sima C, Gillespie BW, Adriaens P, Demond A, Lepkowski J, Ward B, Ladronka K, Olson K, Sinibaldi J, Chang S-C, Gwinn D, Swan S, Garabrant D. Measurements of Household Dust Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs from a Community in Michigan, USA. 32nd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2011, Australia. 2011.

Jiang X, Knutson K, Zwica L, Lee S-Y, Chen Q, Hong B, Zhong X, Hao W, Towey T, Gillespie BW, Demond A, Adriaens P, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Predictors of Household Dust PCDD, PCDF, and PCB concentrations. 32nd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2011, Australia. 2011.

Alexander DD. The nutrition detective: Translating nutrition science into practice. TX Dietetics Association, Webinar, December 8, 2010.

Bylsma LC. Role of a Copper ATPase in the IL-1β-Induced Growth of S. aureus Biofilms. Western Michigan Undergraduate Research Conference, Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids, MI. October 30, 2010.

Fryzek JP, Makari D, Martone WJ, Groothuis JR Trends in Inpatient RSV Hospitalization in Young Children: An 8-Year Cohort Study using the US National Hospital Discharge Survey The 3rd Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies Copenhagen, Denmark. October 23-26, 2010.

Groothuis JR, Fryzek JP, Makari D, Martone WJ. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalization (RSVH) in infants with Chronic Lung Disease: An 8 year Retrospective National Hospital Survey. The 3rd Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies, Copenhagen, Denmark. October 23-26, 2010.

Alexander DD. The epidemiology of red and processed meat consumption and cancer and cardiovascular disease The role of red meats in a healthy diet: U.S Meat Export Federation, Mexico City, Mexico. October 20, 2010.

Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Jiang X, Adriaens P, Demond A, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J. Implications of the EPA’s new preliminary remediation goals for residential soil based on the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Dioxin 2010 Conference, San Antonio, TX. September 12-16, 2010.

Garabrant D, Jiang X, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J, Hao W. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Relationship between residential soil, household dust, and serum dioxin levels. Dioxin 2010 Conference, San Antonio, TX. September 12-16, 2010.

Jiang X, Hao W, Garabrant DH, Franzblau A, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Jolliet O. Associations of Fish and Game Intake with Human Serum Dioxin Concentrations. 31th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2010, San Antonio, TX. September 12-16, 2010.

Hao W, Jolliet O, Jiang X, Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Dioxin intake due to fish and game consumption in a dioxin-contaminated area. Dioxin 2010 Conference, San Antonio, TX. September 12-16, 2010.

Hao W, Jolliet O, Jiang X , Chang C-W, Towey T, Wenger Y, Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: A pharmacokinetic modeling approach to investigate the predictors of serum TCDD concentration Dioxin 2010 Conference, San Antonio, TX. September 12-16, 2010.

Youk AO, Buchanich JM, Marsh GM, Fryzek JP. An Ecological Study of Cancer Mortality Rates in High Altitude Counties of the United States. Society of Epidemiological Research, Seattle, Washington. June 23-26, 2010.

Alexander DD. Meat consumption and cancer: An epidemiologic overview, Live Well, Napa Valley. June 10, 2010.

Beebe-Dimmer J, Schwartz KA, Cetin K, Morgenstern H, Yee C, Bartoces M, Shahinian V, Fryzek J, Acquavella J. Incidence of cataract among elderly prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy in the United States using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results-Medicare database. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. June 9-11, 2010.

Levin-Sparenberg E. Investigation and Response to a Potential Cancer Cluster in Marin County California. CSTE Annual Conference, Portland, OR. June 1, 2010.

Alexander DD. Red meat consumption and colorectal cancer: A meta-analysis of prospective studies Experimental Biology, Anaheim, CA. April 26, 2010.

Alexander DD. A weight-of-evidence review of colorectal cancer in pesticide applicators: The Agricultural Health Study and other Epidemiologic Studies. CropLife America/Rise Spring Conference, Washington DC. April 15, 2010.

Alexander DD. Meat and Cancer. American Meat Institute, Spring Meeting. April 14, 2010.

Alexander DD. Weed DL Ongoing assessment of pesticides and colorectal cancer: A weight of evidence evaluation of epidemiologic literature.Environmental Protection Agency SAP draft framework, Washington DC. February 2, 2010.

Yong M, Jensen AO, Jacobsen JB, Nørgaard M, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. The Incidence of Bone Metastases and Skeletal-Related Events in Breast Cancer Patients: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Denmark (1999 – 2007). 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX. December 9-13, 2009.

Garabrant DH, Hong B, Jolliet O, Chen Q, Jiang X, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Towey T, Gillespie B. “UMDES results from the linear and logistic regression models. International Society for Exposure Science, Minneapolis, MN, November 1, 2009.

Yong M, Jensen AO, Jacobsen JB, Nørgaard M, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. The prognostic implications of bone metastases and skeletal-related events on breast cancer survival: A population-based cohort study in Denmark (1999-2007). American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Symposium. San, Francisco, CA. October 8-10, 2009.

Langeberg W, O’Malley C, Critchlow C, Fryzek J. Prevalence of comorbidities at breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent risk of renal failure. American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Symposium, San Francisco, CA. October 8-10, 2009.

Cohen SS, Gammon MD, Millikan RC, North KE, Lange EM, Signorello LB, Blot WJ, Matthews CE. Serum adiponectin in relation to body mass index and other behavioral and environmental predictors in African-American and white women.Obesity Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. October 1, 2009

Jiang X, Chen Q, Garabrant D, Hong B, Gillespie B,Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A. Logistic Regression Models of High Serum Dioxin Level. Dioxin 2009 Conference, Beijing, China. August 27, 2009.

Hong B, Garabrant D, Jiang X, Chen Q, Franzblau A, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A.  Factors that Predict Serum Concentration of 2,3,7,8-TCDD in People from Michigan, USA Dioxin 2009 Conference, Beijing, China. August 27, 2009.

Gillespie B, Reichert H, Chen Q, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Luksemburg W, Garabrant D. Estimating Population Percentiles Using the Turnbull Estiamtor When Some Data Are Below the Limit of Detection. Dioxin 2009 Conference, Beijing, China. August 27, 2009.

Garabrant D, Hong B, Jolliet O, Chen Q, Jiang X, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Towey T, Gillespie B. Public Health Impact of Dioxin Exposure Pathways in the UMDES, Based on Linear Regression Models. Dioxin 2009 Conference, Beijing, China. August 27, 2009.

Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Jiang X, Chen Q, Hong B, Knutson K, Towey T, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J, Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: An Investigation of Serum Outliers for TEQ, 2,3,7,8-TCDD, 2,3,4,7,8-PeCDF, and PCB-126. Dioxin 2009 Conference, Beijing, China. August 27, 2009.

Norgaard M, Jensen AO, Farkas DK, Pedersen L, Fryzek JP, Zhao S, Sorensen HT. Factors associated with Receipt of Splenectomy for Patients with Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura-A Nationwide Cohort Study. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 18: S158-S159. August 1, 2009.

“Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Jiang X, Chen Q, Hong B, Knutson K, Towey T, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J, Garabrant D. “The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: An investigation of serum outliers for TEQ, 2,3,7,8-TCDD, 2,3,4,7,8-PeCDF and PCB-126. Dioxin 2009 Conference, Beijing, China. August 1, 2009.

Alexander DD. Benzene exposure and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a meta-analysis. Society for Epidemiologic Research, Anaheim, CA. June 24, 2009 (Spotlight Session).

Schoonon WM, Li L, Fryzek JP, Kaye JA. Medical Contraindictions for Splenectomy among Adults with Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Data from the General Practice Research Database 14th Annual Meeting of the European-Hematology- Association, Berlin, Germany. June 4-7, 2009.

Levin-Sparenberg E. Self-Reported Height and Weight, Weight Perception, and Factors Associated with Unhealthy Weight Reduction Activities Among Georgia High School Students. CSTE Annual Conference, Buffalo, NY. June 1, 2009.

Levin-Sparenberg E. 2008 Emergency Preparedness and Planning Survey of Georgia Residents Needing Special Help During a Disaster. CSTE Annual Conference, Buffalo, NY. June 1, 2009.

Cherkowski G, Dietrich J, Chen F, Fryzek J, Bridges K. Heparin use and venous thromboembolism (VTE) among cancer patients receiving chemotherapy with a prior history of VTE. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.May 29 – June 2, 2009.

Fryzek JP, Cetin K, Nørgaard M, Jensen AO, Jacobsen JB, Sørensen HT. The prognostic significance of bone metastases and skeletal-related events (SREs) in prostate cancer survival: a population-based historical cohort study in Denmark (1999-2007) American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. May 29 – June 2, 2009.

Barlev A, Yong M, Cherkowski G, Cetin K, Fryzek JP. Prevalence of early-stage prostate and estrogen receptor positive breast cancer patients receiving primary androgen deprivation therapy and aromatase inhibitors in the United States. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. May 29 – June 2, 2009.

Langeberg W, O’Malley C, Critchlow C, Fryzek J Risk of acute renal failure among breast cancer patients and chemotherapy treatment of breast cancer patients with a history of renal insufficiency in a commercially-insured population in the United States. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. May 29 – June 2, 2009.

Yong M, Jensen AO, Jacobsen JB, Nørgaard M, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. Survival associated with bone metastases and skeletal-related events in breast cancer patients: a population-based cohort study in Denmark (1999 – 2007) American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. May 29 – June 2, 2009.

Christiansen CF, Johansen MB, Christensen S, Langeberg W, Fryzek J, Sørensen HT. Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury in Cancer Patients: A Population-based Cohort Study in Denmark. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. May 29 – June 2, 2009.

Alexander DD. The epidemiology of red and processed meat and cancer. IMS Human Nutrition and Health Committee meeting, Chicago, IL. May 20, 2009.

Schoonen W, Aagnes B, Bray F, Hansen S, Fryzek J, Weiderpass E. Incidence of Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in the geographically defined area of South-Western Greece. 10th International Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Patras, Greece. May 6-9, 2009.

Schoonen W, Asgnes B, Bray F, Hansen S, Fryzek J, Weiderpass E. Incidence of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and Chronic Myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) in Norway 1993-2006. 10th Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Patras, Greece. May 6-9, 2009.

Taioli E, Du Y, Yong M, Fryzek J. Incidence of Myelodysplastic Syndrome in Western Pennsylvania 10th International Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Patras, Greece. May 6-9, 2009.

Taioli E, Du Y, Fryzek J, Sekeres M. Literature review on the Epidemiology of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). 10th International Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Patras, Greece. May 6-9, 2009.

Schoonen W, Strupp C, Aul C, Fryzek J, Germing U. Incidence and prevalence of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) in Duesseldorf 1996-2005, 10th Internationals Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Patras, Greece. May 1, 2009.

Jiang X, Chen Q, Garabrant DH, Hong B, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A. Logistic Regression Models of High Serum Dioxin Levels 30th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2009. 2009.

Garabrant D. Cancer Mortality among U.S. Automotive Transmission Manufacturing Workers Exposed to Metal Working Fluids. 2008 MRF SYMPOSIUM, Dearborn, MI. October 5-8 2008.

Hedgeman E. “The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Study overview, population demographics and serum dioxin concentrations”. ISEE-ISEA Joint Annual Conference, Pasadena, CA. October 1, 2008.

Hong B, Garabrant D, Chen Q, Chang C-W, Jiang X, Hedgeman E, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A. Variable selection methods influence the identification of factors that predict serum dioxin concentrations in Michigan, USA, ISEE-ISEA Joint Annual Conference, Pasadena, CA. October 1. 2008.

Schoonen WM, Cronin-Fenton DP, Riis A, Farkas D, Johnsen SP, Fryzek JP, Sorensen HT. Transfusion use among cancer patients: a population-based cohort study, 33rd ESMO Congress, Stockholm, Sweden. September 12-16 2008.

Jensen AO, Nørgaard M, Cronin-Fenton D, Rubino A, Fryzek JP, Sørensen HT. Accuracy of ICD-10 discharge diagnoses of skeletal related events (SREs) and bone metastases secondary to prostate cancer and breast cancer in a Danish population-based hospital registry 24th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management, Copenhagen, Denmark. August 17-20, 2008.

Jolliet O, Wenger Y, Adriaens P, Chang C-W, Chen Q, Franzblau A, Gillespie BW, Hedgeman E, Hong B, Jiang X, Knutson K, Lepkowski J, Milbrath MO, Reichrt H, Towey T, Garabrant D. Explaining age dependency using pharmakokinetic modeling in the analysis of blood TCDD concentrations. Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Garabrant D. Project overview and results of linear regression models of serum dioxin levels. Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Jolliet O, Wenger Y, Adriaens P, Chang C-W, Chen Q, Franzblau A, Gillespie BW, Hedgeman E, Hong B, Jiang, X, K, Knutson K, Lepkowski J, Milbrath MO, Reichert H, Towey T, Garabrant D. Explaining age dependency using pharmacokinetic modeling in the analysis of blood TCDD concentrations. Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Garabrant DH, Hong B, Chen Q, Chang C-W, Jiang X, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Towey T, Gillespie BW. Factors that predict serum PCB concentrations in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Knutson K, Hong B, Jiang X, Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Chang C-W, Towey T, Gillespie BW, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Garabrant DH. The relationship between dioxin concentrations in blood and breast feeding. Dioxin 2008 Conference. Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Garabrant D, Hong B, Chen Q, Chang C-W, Jiang X, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Towey T, Gillespie BW Predictors of serum PCDF concentrations in people from, Michigan, USA.Dioxin 2008 Conference,Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Chen Q, Hong B, Adriaens P, Demond A, Garabrant D, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: A follow-up investigation of cases with high serum concentrations of 23478-pentaCDF. Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England . August 1, 2008.

“Gillespie BW, Reichert H, Chang C-W, Hedgeman E, Hong B, Chen Q, Jolliet O, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Adriaens P, Demond A, Towey T, Ward B, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, and University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study Team. “Predictors of 7 dioxin congeners in background US populations: Data from two Michigan counties and the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Gillespie BW, Reichert H, Chang C-W, Hedgeman E, Hong B, Chen Q, Jolliet O, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Adriaens P, Demond A, Towey T, Ward B, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, and University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study Team. Predictors of 8 furan congeners in background US populations: Data from two Michigan counties and the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Hedgeman E, Hong B, Chen Q, Chang C-W, Knutson K, Demond A, Adriaens P, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Sport fish consumption by the general population from a waterway contaminated with PCDDs and PCDFs,Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England.August 1, 2008.

Jolliet O, Wenger Y, Adriaens P, Chang C-W, Chen Q, Franzblau A, Gillespie BW, Hedgeman E, Hong B, Jiang, X, Knutson K, Lepkowski J, Milbrath MO, Reichert H, Towey T and Garabrant D. Influence of age on dioxin serum concentrations as a function of congener half-life and historical peak food consumption Dioxin 2008 Conference, Birmingham, England. August 1, 2008.

Schoonen W, Thomsen RW, Körmendiné Farkas D, Riis A, Fryzek JP, Sorensen HT. Incidence of infections in splenectomised patients and general population comparisons: nationwide cohort study in Denmark 13th Congress of the European Heamatology Association, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 12-15, 2008.

Schoonen W, Thomsen RW, Körmendiné Farkas D, Riis A, Fryzek JP, Sorensen HT.Splenectomy for trauma or Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) and risk of infections, venous thromboembolic events and death. 13th Congress of the European Heamatology Association, Copenhagen, Denmark. June 12-15, 2008.

Garabrant D. Chlorpyrifos exposure, inhibition of butyrylcholinesterase, and paraoxonase (PON1) activity in pesticide manufacturing workers. EPICOH-NEUREOH 2008 Conference, San Jose, Costa Rica. June 11, 2008.

Levin-Sparenberg E. Evaluation of the Georgia Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. CSTE Annual Conference, Denver, CO. June 1, 2008.

Carducci MA, Cetin K, Markus R, Fryzek JP. Time trends in the epidemiology of newly diagnosed stage IV prostate cancer in the United States: An analysis of data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (1988-2003). American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. May 30 – June 3, 2008.

Cetin K, Cronin-Fenton DP, Søndergaard F, Pedersen L, Fryzek JP, Acquavella JF, Baron JA, Sørensen HT Risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Danish cancer patients: a population-based cohort study from 1997 to 2005. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. May 30 – June 3, 2008.

Fryzek JP, Thomsen RW, Thomsen HF, Nørgaard TM, Cetin K, McLaughlin JK, Tarone RE, Sørensen HT The risk of cholecystitis in patients with cancer and the general population in a population-based cohort study in Western Denmark, 1995-2003. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. May 30 – June 3, 2008.

Levin-Sparenberg E. Estimating Diabetes Incidence among Adult Georgians. 25th Annual BRFSS Conference, Orlando, FL. March 1, 2008.

Levin-Sparenberg E. The Effect of Advance Letters on Data Quality. 25th Annual BRFSS Conference, Orlando, FL. March 1, 2008.

Erdreich LS, Wagner M, Van Kerkhove M, Alexander DD. Stray voltage meta-analysis: needs, methods and challenges 46th Annual Rural Energy Conference, La Crosse, WI. February 28, 2008.

Alexander DD. Epidemiologic evaluation of red meat and cancer. Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show, Nutrition Roundtable, Reno, NV. February 7, 2008.

Hedgeman E. Human exposure to dioxins from clay: A case report. Society for Risk Analysis 2007 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. December 9-12, 2007.

Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Gillespie B, Demond A, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Zwica L. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study project overview. Society for Risk Analysis 2007 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. December 9-12, 2007.

Garabrant D. Factors that predict serum dioxin concentrations in Michigan, USA. Society for Risk Analysis 2007 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. December 9-12, 2007.

Sekeres MA, Kantarjian H, List A, Schoonen M, Fryzek JP, Paquette R, Maciejewski JP. Characteristics of Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) in the United States from 4528 Physician Surveys The American Society of Hematology 49th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. December 8-11, 2007.

Hedgeman E, Hong B, Chen Q, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Olsen K, Ward BL, Ladronka K, Maier M, Luksemburg W, Lepkowski J, Gillespie B, Franzblau A , Garabrant D. Serum dioxin concentrations from the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Society for Risk Analysis, San Antonio, TX. December 1, 2007.

Gillespie B, Chang C-W, Hedgeman E, Reichert H, Hong B, Chen Q, Jolliet O, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Adriaens P, Demond A, Towey T, Zwica L, Ladronka K, Ward B, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Predictors of serum 2378-TCDD and 23478-PentaCDF concentration in a background population in Michigan, USA and in a representative USA sample. Society for Risk Analysis, San Antonio, TX. December 1, 2007.

Nordyke RJ. Transforming Medicine Plenary panel at Harvard Medical School conference on the Personally-Controlled Health Record Infrastructure, Cambridge, MA. Nov 28-29, 2007.

Cohen SS, Matthews CE, Fowke JH, Buchowski M, Signorello LB, Blot WJ. Racial differences in serum levels of adiponectin and leptin: Pilot results from the Southern Community Cohort Study. American Association for Cancer Research Science of Cancer Health Disparities Meeting, Atlanta, GA. November 1, 2007.

Cronin-Fenton DP, Søndergaard F, Pedersen L, Fryzek JP, Cetin K , Acquavella J, Sørensen HT. A population-based cohort study of the incidence of venous thromboembolism in Danish cancer patients compared to the general population.4th International Congress on Thrombosis and Haemostatic Issues in Cancer, Bergamo, Italy. October 26-28, 2007.

Garabrant D. Effective messages in concerned communities: the dioxin exposure study. 2007 Bernstein Symposium. Nanotechnology and Health: Evidence and Impact. University of MI Risk Science Center. October 26, 2007.

Garabrant D. Factors that predict serum dioxin concentrations in Michigan, USA. 17th Annual Conference of the International Society for Exposure Assessment, Durham, NC. October 16, 2007.

Alexander DD. Red meat scientific assessment. Industry Stakeholder Cancer Forum. Chicago, IL. October 11, 2007.

Chen Q, Hedgeman E, Roderick JZwica LAZwica L Little, Michael RZwica L Elliott, Gillespie B, Lee S-Y, Hong B, Chiun-Wen Chang, Olsen K, Knutson K, Zwica L, Adriaens P, Demond A, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Donald GZwica L Patterson JrZwica L, Garabrant D. Age- and sex- specific background human serum 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin levels in Michigan, USA. International Exposure Analysis, Research Triangle Park, NC. October 1, 2007.

Hong B, Hedgeman E, Gillespie B, Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Chang C-W, Zwica L, Knutson K, Towey T, Olsen K, Camelia Sima, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Adriaens P, Demond A, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Impact of the changes in WHO TEF values from 1998 to 2005 on the total TEQ values in serum, household dust and soil International Society of Exposure Analysis, Research Triangle Park, NC. October 1, 2007.

Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Adriaens P, Demond A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Hong B, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Yvan Wenger. Human exposure to dioxins from clay: A case report. International Society of Exposure Analysis, Research Triangle Park, NC. October 1, 2007.

Chen Q, Elliott MR, Little RJ, Hedgeman E, Gillespie B, Garabrant D. Statistical methods in estimating quantiles of serum dioxin concentration by age, with values below limit of detection. International Society of Exposure Analysis, Research Triangle Park, NC. October 1, 2007.

Towey T, Barabas N, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Zwica L, Chen Q, Olsen K, Gillespie B, Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J. Polytopic Vector Analysis of UMDES Soil, Dust, and Serum Samples. International Society of Exposure Analysis, Research Triangle Park, NC. October 1, 2007.

Garabrant D. Biomonitoring Results from the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. The NAS and WHO on Dioxin and Dioxin-like Compounds: International Policy Implications and Potential Impact, MI State University. September 19, 2007.

Gatto NM, Alexander DD, Kelsh MA. A meta-analysis of occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium and stomach cancer 19th Annual International Society of Environmental Epidemiology Conference, Mexico City, Mexico. September 5-9, 2007.

Garabrant D. Factors that predict serum dioxin concentrations in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2007, Tokyo, Japan. September 3, 2007.

Chen Q, Garabrant D. Serum 2,3,7,8-TCDD concentration in a Michigan, USA population with no unusual sources of exposure. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Knutson K, Garabrant D Linear regression modeling to predict household dust TEQ and TCDD concentration. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Hong B, Garabrant D. Impact of the changes in WHO TEF values from 1998 to 2005 on the total TEQ values in serum, household dust and soil. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Franzblau A, Garabrant DH. Human exposure to dioxins from clay: a case report. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Jolliet O, Garabrant D. Effect of age and historical intake on blood dioxin concentrations: pharmakokinetic modeling to support statistical analyses. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Towey T, Garabrant D. Multivariate statistical analysis of dioxin profiles to explain source contributions to serum dioxins. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Trinh H, Garabrant D. Spatial distribution of dioxins from an incinerator; a validation study. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Chen Q, Elliott M, Little R, Hedgeman E, Gillespie B, Garabrant D. Statistical methods in estimating quantiles of serum dioxin concentration by age, with values below limit of detection. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Hong B, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Olsen K, Ward BL, Ladronka K, Maier M, Luksemburg W, Lepkowski J, Gillespie B, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Current estimates of background serum TCDD levels in the United States. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Hong B, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Chang C-W, Ward BL, Ladronka K, Gillespie B, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A, Garabrant D. The effects of sample design on statistical inferences from the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Chang C-W, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Hong B, Chen Q, Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Lee SY, Adriaens P, Demond A, Towey T, Trinh H, Sima C, Lepkowski J. Association of soil dioxin concentrations with serum dioxin concentrations in Midland, Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Gillespie B, Chang C-W, Hedgeman E, Hong B, Chen Q, Jolliet O, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Adriaens P, Demond A, Towey T, Zwica L, Ladronka K, Ward B, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Predictors of serum 2378-TCDD and 23478-PentaCDF concentration in a background population in Michigan, USA and in a representative USA sample. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Chang C-W, Gillespie B, Hedgeman E, Hong B, Chen Q, Jolliet O, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Adriaens P, Demond A, Towey T, Zwica L, Ladronka K, Ward B, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Predictors of serum 23478-PentaCDF concentration in a background population in Michigan, USA and in a representative USA sample. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Hedgeman E, Hong B, Chen Q, Knutson K, Lee S-Y, Olsen K, Ward BL, Ladronka K, Maier M, Luksemburg W, Lepkowski J, Gillespie B, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Change in background serum levels with the new 2005 TEFs. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Gillespie B, Jolliet O, Chang C-W, Milbrath M, Wenger Y, Chen Q, Towey T, Lee S-Y, Hong B, Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hoa T, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Luksemburg W. “Comparing ways to model historical dioxin exposure in food as a predictor of current serum dioxin concentration”. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007.

Garabrant D, Chen Q, Hong B, Jiang X, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Zwica L, Lee S-Y, Chang C-W, Olsen K, Towey T, Jolliet O, Wenger Y, Gillespie B. Logistic regression model for predicting high serum 2,3,7,8-TCDD concentrations in or near the flood plain of the Tittabawassee River, Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2007 Conference, Tokyo, Japan. September 1, 2007

Kaye JA, Schoonen WM, Fryzek JP. ITP Incidence And Mortality In UK General Practice Research Database. 12th Congress of the European Heamatology Association. Vienna, Austria. June 7-10, 2007.

Fryzek JP, Kuehn CM, Deuson R, Kaye JA MDS Incidence and Mortality in UK General Practice Research Database. 9th International Symposium on Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Florence, Italy. May 16-19, 2007.

Alexander DD. Meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene exposure and lymphohematopoietic malignancies and liver cancer. Epidemiology Seminar Series, University of IL, Chicago, IL. November 17, 2006.

Franzblau A, Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Project Overview. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Olson K, Garabrant D. Prevalence of Exposure Routes in The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Food Consumption, Recreational and Household Activities, Occupations and Demographics Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Adriaens P, Garabrant D . Measurements of Soil Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs From a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Zwica L, Garabrant D. Measurements of Household Dust Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs From a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Hedgeman E, Garabrant D. Measurements of Serum Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs From a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference,Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Garabrant D. Environmental Factors That Explain Variation in Serum Dioxin Concentrations in a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference. Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Chang S-C, Garabrant D. Analysis of Patterns in PCDD, PCDF, and PCB Soil Concentrations From a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Lepkowski J, Garabrant D. Survey methodology in an environmental exposure study: methods to assure sound inference.Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 21, 2006.

Hedgeman E.”Measurements of Serum Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs From a Community in Michigan, USA”. Dioxin 2006 Conference,Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Gillespie B, Little R, Hong B, Elliott M, Hedgeman E, Olsen K, Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J. Environmental Factors that Explain Variation in Serum Dioxin Concentration in a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Hedgeman E, Shu-Chi Chang, Towey T, Demond A, Adriaens P, Chen Q, Franzblau A, Gillespie B, Sima C, Garabrant D. Principal Components Analysis of Serum PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs from a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Knutson K, Chen Q, Gillespie B, Hong B, Hedgeman E, Ward BL, Olsen K, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Pregnancy and Breastfeeding and their Relationship to Serum PCDD, PCDF, and PCB Levels for a Community in Michigan, USA Dioxin 2006 Conference Oslo, Norway August 1, 2006

Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Gillespie B, Ghosh D, Hong B, Hedgeman E, Lepkowski J, Garabrant D.. Comparison of Machine Learning Methods and Linear Regression Models in Identifying Important Predictor Variables for Serum PCDD, PCDF, and PCB Levels for a Community in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Olsen K, Ward BL, Hedgeman E, Bandyk J, Ladronka K, Alcser K, Collings T, Franzblau A, Zwica L, Lepkowski J. Communicating Complex Research Results Regarding Environmental Risk to a Lay Audience: Experiences from the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Gillespie B, Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Hong B, Garabrant D, Hedgeman E, Sima C, Lepkowski J, Olsen K, Luksemburg W. A Comparison of Data Analysis Options when Some Values are Below the Limit of Detection. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Towey T, Yvan Wenger, Adriaens P, Shu-Chi Chang, Hedgeman E, Demond A, Jolliet O. Combined Intake and Pharmacokinetic Model to Predict Blood TCDD Concentrations. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway, August 1, 2006.

Ladronka K, Ward BL, Olsen K, Freeland S, Sinibaldi J, Hedgeman E, Zwica L, Towey T, Demond A, Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Adriaens P, Zwica L, Lepkowski J. Cross-organizational Training on the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Ensuring Consistency, Confidentiality and Cooperation in Data Collection Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Hedgeman E, Maier M, Luksemburg W, Don Patterson, Lee S-Y, Knutson K, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. Quality Assurance Methods During the Serum Analyses of PCDD, PCDF, and PCB Levels for the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Ward BL, Ladronka K, Skoman M, Olsen K, Sinibaldi J, Lepkowski J, Blackburn Z, Freeland S, Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Zwica L, Towey T, Demond A, Garabrant D. Considerations for Managing a Large, Multi-faceted Study Involving Multiple Organizations. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Hedgeman E, Knutson K, Zwica L, Chen Q, Olsen K, Ward B, Towey T, Ladronka K, Sinibaldi J, Chang S-C, Lee S-Y, Gwinn D, Sima C, Swan S, Gillespie B. Background Levels of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs in Blood, Soil, and Household Dust from a Community with No Unusual Exposure Source in Michigan, USA. Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006

Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Gillespie B, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. A Comparison of Serum PCDD, PCDF, and PCB Levels from a Community in Michigan, USA with the United States Population Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Franzblau A, Hedgeman E, Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Adriaens P, Demond A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J. A Follow-up Investigation of High Serum Outliers from the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study Dioxin 2006 Conference, Oslo, Norway. August 1, 2006.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Mandel JH, Kelsh MA. A meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene exposure and multiple myeloma or leukemia. Proceedings, 2nd North American Congress of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA. June 1, 2006.

Mink PJ, Alexander DD, Barraj L, Kelsh MA, Tsuji J. Meta-analysis of low level arsenic exposure and bladder cancer Proceedings, 2nd North American Congress of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA. June 1, 2006.

Kelsh MA, Mandel JH, Mink PJ, Weingart M, Alexander DD, Goodman M. A meta-analysis of kidney cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and occupational trichloroethylene exposure. Proceedings, 2nd North American Congress of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA. June 1, 2006.

Mink PJ, Alexander DD, Barraj L, Kelsh Ma, Tsuji J. A review and meta-analysis of low-level arsenic exposure in drinking water and bladder cancer Presentation to the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Ottawa, Canada. June 1, 2006.

Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Butchko H. How “fast food” is used and interpreted in scientific research: methodological considerations Experimental Biology 2006, San Francisco, CA. April 1, 2006.

Kapica CM, Alexander DD, Mink PJ, Butchko H. The definition of fast food in published studies Experimental Biology 2006, San Francisco, CA. April 1, 2006.

Garabrant D. Environmental and genetic factors in pancreas cancer. Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA. March 28, 2006.

Garabrant D. Cohort mortality study of transmission and chassis workers. American Osteopathic College of Occupational and Preventive Medicine Mid-Year Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. March 18, 2006.

Mink PJ, Alexander DD, Barraj LM, Kelsh MA, Tsuji JS. Meta-analysis of low level arsenic exposure and bladder cancer: implications for risk assessment in the United States. 45th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, San Diego, CA. March 1, 2006.

Garabrant D. Biomonitoring in Epidemiology Studies. Michigan Society of Toxicology Fall 2005 Meeting, Lansing, MI. November 4, 2005.

Garabrant D. Session IV Exposure Assessment First Annual Air Toxics Research Workshop. Mickey Leland National Air Toxics Research Center, Houston, TX. October 17, 2005.

Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Michigan’s Premier Public Health Conference. Partnerships: Working Together to Improve the health of Michigan’s Citizens. Michigan Association for Local Public Health, Grand Rapids, MI. October 12, 2005.

Mandel JH, Alexander DD, Kelsh MA. Occupational trichloroethylene exposure: recent insights from epidemiologic and toxicologic perspectives. State of the Art Conference of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Chicago, IL. October 1, 2005.

Garabrant D. Mesothelioma risks among auto mechanics. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Michigan Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association , Lansing, MI. September 22, 2005.

Nordyke RJ. Policy Implications of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Managed Care vs. Fee-for-Service Utilization Disparities in California. LA Care, Los Angeles, CA. June 7, 2005.

Garabrant D. Meta Analysis as a Tool for Understanding Asbestos-Related Disease. AIHce 2005 Annual Conference of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Anaheim, CA. May 25, 2005.

Nordyke RJ. Selection Bias and Use of Propensity Scores in Observational Studies. ISPOR 10th Annual International Meeting, Washington, DC. May 15-18, 2005.

Nordyke RJ, Aguilar D, Lee A, Singh A, Tedeschi MR, Dubois RW. Linking Symptoms Severity and Diurnality to Productivity Loss: A New Conceptual Approach. ISPOR 10th Annual International Meeting, Washington, DC. May 15-18, 2005.

Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Michigan Epidemiology Conference 2005. Ann Arbor, MI. March 11, 2005.

Fallick C, Fryzek J, Wingate S, Healey C, Barnett P, Grinder D, Gramsky C, Golden J. Inability to tolerate Optimal Neurohormonal Blockage Predicts Poor Survival in Heart Failure. 54th Annual Scientific Session of the American-College-of-Cardiology , Orlando, FL. March 6, 2005.

Henriksen TF, Fryzek JP, Hölmich LR, McLaughlin JK, Krag C, Karlsen R, Kjøller K, Olsen J, Friis S. Reconstructive breast implantation after mastectomy for breast cancer: Clinical outcomes in a nationwide, prospective cohort study. 10th congress of European Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), Vienna, Austria. 2005.

Hölmich LR, Fryzek JP, Kjøller K, Breiting VB, Jørgensen A, Krag C, McLaughlin JK. The diagnosis of silicone breast implant rupture: Clinical findings compared with findings at magnetic resonance imaging 10th congress of European Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), Vienna, Austria. 2005.

Henriksen TF, Fryzek JP, Hölmich LR, McLaughlin JK, Kjoller K, Hoyer AP, Olsen JH, Friis S. Surgical intervention and capsular contracture after breast augmentation: a prospective study of risk factors 10th congress of European Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), Vienna, Austria. 2005.

Nordyke RJ. The Significance of COPD for America’s Workforce. 4th International Meeting of the Institute for Health and Productivity Management, Phoenix AZ. October 11-13, 2004.

Wadström T, Fryzek JP, Demirjian S, Choi JW, Garabrant DH, Nyrén O, Ye W, Nilsson I, Ljungh Å Antibodies to Helicobacter bilis in patients with pancreatic carcinoma. European Helicobacter Study Group. Vienna, Austria. September 1, 2004.

Garabrant D. Biomarkers and Risk Assessment. Association of Schools of Public Health Conference on Environmental Health Risk: Assessment, Management, and Communications, Minneapolis, Minnesota. July 11-13, 2004.

Alexander D, Jhala N, Chatla C, Steinhauer J, Funkhouser E, Coffey C, Grizzle WE, Manne U. Racial differences in survival based on tumor differentiation and stage in patients who have undergone surgery for colon cancer. The 2004 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. June 1, 2004

Henriksen TF, Fryzek JP, Friis S. Cosmetic and reconstructive breast implantations anno 2004 Results from a nationwide implant registry. EQUAM-Consensus Conference, Groningen, Netherlands. June 1, 2004.

Garabrant D. The Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland Family Practice Department and Continuing Medical Education Department, Ann Arbor, MI. May 20, 2004.

Chatla C, Alexander D, Manne U. Prognostic significance of Bcl-2 expression and p53 nuclear accumulation based on nodal status in patients with colorectal adenocarcinoma. The 95th Annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, Orlando, FL. March 1, 2004.

Garabrant D. Latex allergy in health care workers. 2003 Carey Pratt McCord Lecture. Annual meeting of the Michigan Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association, Royal Oak, MI. November 6, 2003.

Alexander D. Post-surgical disparity in survival between African-Americans and Caucasians with colonic adenocarcinomas. The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Annual Research Retreat, Birmingham, AL. October 1, 2003.

Nordyke RJ, Isonaka S, George D, DesFosses D, Nonikov D. Impact of COPD on Long-Term Disability Programs. 13th Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society, Vienna, Austria. September 27-October 1, 2003.

Garabrant D. Manufacturing Science in Regulated Environments. International Symposium on Development and Manufacturing Needs in Health Care Industries in the 21st Century. University of MI College of Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI. September 19, 2003.

Nordyke RJ. Cost Estimates of New Drug Development: How Well Are They Known, How Are They Used? International Health Economics Association Bi-Annual World Conference, San Francisco CA. June 1, 2003.

Marano DE, White KL, Fryzek JP, Blot WJ Retrospective Exposure Assessment in an Epidemiological Study of Titanium Dioxide Manufacturing Workers. American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition, Dallas, TX. May 12, 2003.

Hölmich LR, Vejborg IM, Conrad C, Sletting S, Fryzek JP, Høier-Madsen M, McLaughlin JK, Kjøller K, Friis. The spontaneous course of silicone implant rupture (in Danish). Danish Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Roskilde. May 9, 2003.

Hölmich LR, Friis S, Fryzek JP, Vejborg IM, Conrad C, Sletting S, Kjøller K, McLaughlin JK, Olsen JH. Rupture of silicone breast implants – how often? A study of rupture incidens (in Danish). Danish Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Roskilde. May 9, 2003.

Garabrant D. Environmental and Familial Risks to Pancreas Cancer. University of TX M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Division of Cancer Prevention and Program in Cancer Prevention & Control, Houston, TX. April 25, 2003.

Garabrant D. Research Studies of Pesticide Exposed Populations. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT) Science Retreat, Wilmington, NC. November 21-22, 2002.

Garabrant D. Assessment of Sight and Hearing Protection Use in High School Vocational, Technical, and Industrial Education Programs. Best Practices in Occupational Safety and Health, Education, Training and Communication. 6th International Conference, Scientific Committee on Education and Training in Occupational Health, ICOH, Baltimore, MD. October 28-30, 2002.

Garabrant D. Risk of Solvent Exposure among Women with Scleroderma. XVI World Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal, Quebec. August 20, 2002.

Henriksen TF, Fryzek JP, Hölmich LR, Friis S. The Danish Registration System. The EQUAM-Consensus Conference, Groningen, Netherlands. June 1, 2002.

Henriksen TF, Fryzek JP, Hölmich LR, Friis S. Status of Breast Implants, a Prospective Evaluation of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Implantation. The EQUAM-Consensus Conference, Groningen, Nethlerlands. June 1, 2002.

Beebe-Dimmer JL , Yee C, Dalvi T, Fryzek J, Garabrant D, Schwartz AG, Gadgeel SM. Mesothelioma in the United States: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER)-Medicare investigation of treatment patterns and survival. American-Society-of-Clinical-Oncology (ASCO), Chicago, IL. May 29-June 2, 2015.

Malhotra P, Kallergi M, Alexander D, et al. Discrepancies Between Film and Digital Mammography Interpretations. The annual meeting for Medical Imaging: Observer Performance Studies, San Diego, CA February 26-28, 2002.

Henriksen TF, Hölmich LR, Friis S, Fryzek JP. Status of Breast Implantation. DSPR annual meeting, Denmark. 2002.

Hölmich LR, Kjøller K, Fryzek J, Vejborg I, Conrad C, Sletting S, Høyer-Madsen M, McLaughlin JK, Breiting V, Friis S. Implant Rupture and Self-reported Symptoms in Unselected Danish Women with Cosmetic Silicone Breast Implants. Danish Surgical Society, Copenhagen, Denmark. November 22-23, 2001.

Jacobsen PH, Friis S, Fryzek JP, Hölmich LR, Kjøller K, McLaughlin JK. Mortality Following Cosmetic Breast Surgery in Denmark. Danish Surgical Society, København. November 22-23, 2001.

Hölmich LR, Kjøller K, Fryzek J, Jacobsen PH, McLaughlin JK, Friis S. implant Rupture and Self-reported Symptoms in Unselected Danish Women with Cosmetic Breast Implants. American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS/PSEF/ASMS) 70th Annual scientific meeting, Orlando, FL. November 3-7, 2001.

Jacobsen PH, Friis S, Fryzek JP, Hölmich LR, Kjøller K, McLaughlin JK. Mortality Following Cosmetic Breast Surgery in Denmark American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS/PSEF/ASMS) Annual scientific meeting, Orlando, FL. November 3-7, 2001.

Jacobsen PH, Friis S, Fryzek JP, Hölmich LR, Kjøller K, McLaughlin JK. Mortality Following Cosmetic Breast Surgery in Denmark. 9th congress of European Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), Rome, Italy. September 16-20, 2001.

Hölmich LR, Kjøller K, Fryzek J, Jacobsen PH, McLaughlin JK, Friis S. Implant Rupture and Self-reported Symptoms in Unselected Danish Women with Cosmetic Silicone Breast Implants. 9th Congress of European Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS), Rome, Italy. September 16-20, 2001.

Alexander D, Malhotra P, Kallergi M, et al. Digital vs. Film Mammography. The American Association of Physicists in Medicine Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. July 22-26, 2001.

Nordyke RJ. Effects of Introducing Health Insurance in Indonesia. International Health Economics Association Bi-Annual World Conference, York, UK. July 1, 2001.

Nordyke RJ Relative Performance of Public and Private Physicians in a Transition Economy International Health Economics Association Bi-Annual World Conference York, UK July 1, 2001.

Hölmich LR, Kjøller K, Vejborg I, Conrad C, Sletting S, McLaughlin JK, Fryzek J, Lipworth L, Jacobsen PH, Breiting V, Brandt B, Jørgensen A, Olsen JH. Prevalence of Silicone Breast Implant Rupture (in Danish) Danish Surgical Society, Herlev, Denmark. April 19-20, 2001.

Garabrant D. Measurement of Physical Activity in the Occupational Setting. American Society for Preventive Oncology 25th Annual Meeting, New York City, NY. March 12, 2001.

Garabrant D. Epidemiology of Natural Rubber Latex Allergies in Health Care Workers. International Conference on Natural Rubber Latex Sensitivity, San Francisco, CA. February 9-10, 2001.

Nordyke RJ. The Importance of Physician Skill Measures. Academy for Health Services Research Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA. June 1, 1999.

Nordyke RJ. Performance of Private Physicians in a Transition Economy: Lessons for Reforms International Health Economics Association Bi-Annual World Conference, Rotterdam, NL. June 1, 1999.

Nordyke RJ. Conducting Policy-relevant Research in a Transition Economy. School of Public Health/University of California, Berkeley, CA. March, 1999.

Garabrant D. Occupational and Environmental Cancer. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Michigan Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association, Traverse City, MI. September 11, 1998.

Garabrant D. Occupational Asthma. Global Management of Airway Disease Sypnosium. University of MI Medical School, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Livonia, MI. May 9, 1998.

Garabrant D. DDT and Related Materials and Pancreatic Cancer. NIEHS Center for Molecular and Cellular Toxicology, Wayne State University Institute of Chemical Toxicology, Detroit, MI. October 16, 1997.

Reeve GR, Pastula ST. The Incidence of Injuries Involving Robots in a Large Manufacturing Company NIOSH National Occupational Injury Research Symposium, Morgantown, WV. October 15-17, 1997.

Garabrant D. Epidemiology of Pancreatic Neoplasia. Current Concepts in Pancreas Cancer. Sypnosium. Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI. September 12, 1997.

Nowakowski B, Fryzek J, Eberspacher H, Smith M, Bolin N, Von Essen S. Organic dust toxic syndrome and respiratory symptoms in a farming environment. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA. May 21, 1997.

Kinnard MS, Fryzek JP, Schenk M, Garabrant DH. The Association of Peptic Ulcer Disease and Pancreatic Cancer. Annual Meetings Of American Gastroenterologcal Association And American Association For The Study Of Liver Diseases, Washington, D.C. May 11-14, 1997.

Fryzek JP, Kolar C, Leed-Kelly A, Lawson TA Acetyltransferase, Diet and Smoking as Determinants of Pancreas Cancer University of Nebraska Medical Center Epply Cancer Institute Cancer Expo Omaha, NE April 20, 1997.

Wisdom K, Fryzek JP, Havstad SL, Tiley BC. Patient Utilization Patterns by Race in a Large Health Maintenance Organization. Chicago Health Services Research Symposium, Chicago, IL. January 30-31, 1997.

Schenk MJ, Fryzek JP, Garabrant DH, Braselton EW. A Case-control Study of Serum DDE Levels and Pancreas Cancer. American Public Health Association, New York City, NY. November 17-21, 1996.

Schenk MJ, Fryzek JP, Garabrant DG, Braselton WE, VaitkeviciusVK. A Case-control Study of Serum DDE Levels and Pancreas Cancer. Joint Conference of the American Association for Cancer Research and the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Budapest, Hungary. October 21-22, 1996.

Garabrant D. Special Populations and the Environment. High Risk Populations: Asbestos National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. 1996 Cancer Prevention and Control Academic Course. August 9, 1996.

Garabrant D. Occupational Safety and Health in Developed Industrial Countries. Symposium of Occupational Safety and Health to Anticipate the Era of Free Trade in the Year 2020. University of Indonesia School of Medicine, Jakarta, Indonesia. May 23, 1996.

Garabrant D. Guidelines for Publishing in the International Medical Literature. Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Indonesia School of Medicine, Jakarta, Indonesia. May 21, 1996.

Wisdom K, Fryzek JP, Anderson RM, Dreiling MC, Havstad SL, Spencer H, Tiley BC .Race-Specific Differences in Diabetes Care Determined Using Computerized Data. 55th Scientific Meeting of the American Diabetes Association, Atlanta, GA. May 1, 1996.

Garabrant D. Preparing an International Manuscript. Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia National Cardiac Center, Harapan Kita Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia. April 9, 1996.

Garabrant D. Publishing in the International Medical Literature. Editorial Board of the Medical Journal of Indonesia. University of Indonesia School of Medicine, Jakarta, Indonesia. April 9, 1996.

Garabrant D. Current Issues in Occupational Health. Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia Depok, West Java, Indonesia. December 19, 1995.

Garabrant D. Occupational Disease Epidemiology. First Annual Jakarta International Epidemiology Course, Jakarta, Indonesia. December 4-15, 1995.

Garabrant D. DDT and Pancreas Cancer. Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand. July 28, 1995.

Fryzek JP, Garabrant DH. Hanash S, Braselton EW, Schenk MJ. DDT and Related Compounds and Pancreas Cancer. Histopathobiology of Neoplasia Workshop, Keystone, CO. July 9-16, 1995.

Garabrant D. Respiratory Disease from TDI and MDI. BASF Corporation Isocyanates Review, Wyandotte, MI. April 6, 1995.

Garabrant D. Integration of Residents into Occupational Medicine Training. Western Ohio Occupational Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting, Toledo, OH. March 11-12, 1995.

Garabrant D. DDT and Related Compounds and Pancreas Cancer. University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Grand Rounds, Ann Arbor, MI. October 21, 1994.

Garabrant D. Occupational Exposures and Urogenital Cancers Among Leather Workers. National Cancer Institute Workshop on Occupational Exposures and Urogenital Cancers, Rockville, MD. May 23-24, 1994.

Garabrant D. Electromagnetic Fields and Health. Michigan State Medical Society Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI. November 11, 1993.

Garabrant D. Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer. First Annual Cancer Conference. Recent Advances in Colorectal Carcinoma. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Detroit, MI. April 14, 1993.

Garabrant D. Recent Studies on EMF and Cancer. Department of Epidemiology University of Michigan Department of Epidemiology, March 18, 1993.

Garabrant D. Occupational Cancers. Occupational Health Symposium Co-Sponsored by Bay Medical Education and the University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Saginaw, MI. March 12, 1993.

Garabrant D. Surveillance and Special Populations: Occupations Exposed to Asbestos. National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control 1992. August 7, 1992.

Garabrant D. DDT and Pancreas Cancer in a Case Control Study of Chemical Workers. Society for Epidemiological Research Annual Meeting, Buffalo, New York. June 1, 1991.

Garabrant D. Electromagnetic Fields and Cancer. Annual meeting of the Semiconductor Industry Safety Association, Phoenix, AZ. April 15, 1991.

Garabrant D. Epidemiologic Studies of Morbidity of Man Made Mineral Fiber Workers. In: Man made mineral fibers: status of health risk assessment. Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD. March 4, 1991.

Garabrant D. Case Control Study of Pancreas Cancer Among Chemical Manufacturing Workers. University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health Seminar Series University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. January 30, 1991.

Garabrant D. DDT and Pancreas Cancer. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH. January 29, 1991.

Garabrant D. Man Made Mineral Fibers and Lung Cancer. Pulmonary Division Grand Rounds University of Michigan Medical Center. Ann Arbor, MI. December 7, 1990.

Garabrant D. Epidemiologic Study of End Users of Man Made Mineral Fiber. Report to Annual Scientific Session of the Thermal Insulation Manufacturers Association, Del Mar, CA. October 30, 1990.

Garabrant D. Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. Press briefing at Dow-Elanco, Midland, MI. March 1, 1990.

Garabrant D. Physical Activity and Colon Cancer. Ford World Headquarters, Dearborn, MI. 1990.

Garabrant D. Electromagnetic Fields and Leukemia. Joint Annual Meeting of The Michigan Occupational Medical Association, The Detroit Michigan Association of Occupational Health Nurses, and The Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society, Dearborn, MI. November 1, 1989.

Garabrant D. Lung Disease in Borax Miners: Was Borax the Culprit? School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. October 1, 1989.

Garabrant D. Physical Activity and Colon Cancer Risk. Seminar sponsored by the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. September 1, 1989.

Garabrant D. Prospective Study of Respiratory Effects of Formaldehyde in Medical Students. UC Irvine, Department of Community and Environmental Medicine, UC Irvine. October 20, 1988.

Garabrant D. Coding and Use of Cancer Registry Data to Look for Occupational Cancers California Cancer Registries Conference 1988: Innovations in Research, Newport Beach, CA. October 1, 1988.

Garabrant D. When is Cancer Work Related? 32nd Annual Western Occupational Health Conference, Irvine CA, October 1, 1988.

Garabrant D. Medical/Ethical Pitfalls of Occupational Medicine From a Clinicians Standpoint Southern California Edison Company, Oxnard, CA. July 1, 1988.

Garabrant D. Electromagnetic Fields and Cancer Risk. International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France. May 1, 1988.

Garabrant D. Toxicology of Chrome. Aerospace Hazardous Waste Minimization Symposium Los Angeles, CA. May 1, 1988.

Garabrant D. Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Residential Studies of ELF and Leukemia International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France. May 1, 1988.

Garabrant D. Occupational Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields and Adult Leukemia. Occupational Epidemiology Forum, sponsored by USC, UCLA, and UC Irvine Schools of Medicine, Irvine, CA. 1987.

Garabrant D. Studies of Electromagnetic Fields and Cancer Risk. Seminar at Joint Symposium sponsored by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine USC, Seattle, WA. 1987.

Garabrant D. Cancer Mortality in the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry V International Symposium, Epidemiology in Occupational Health, Los Angeles, CA. 1986.

Garabrant D. Cancer Risks in the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry. Epidemiology and cancer registries in the Pacific Basin V, Kauai, HI. 1986.

Garabrant D. Cancer Mortality in the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry. Occupational Epidemiology Forum, sponsored by USC, UCLA, and UC Irvine Schools of Medicine, Irvine, CA. 1986.

Garabrant D. Contact Dermatitis from Aziridine Hardener in Printing Ink. Occupational Epidemiology Forum, sponsored by USC, UCLA, and UC Irvine Schools of Medicine, Irvine, CA. 1985.

Garabrant D. Epidemiology of Occupational Cancer. Western Occupational Medical Association Conference. Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. 1985.

Garabrant D. Toxicology. Postgraduate Education Conference Presented by the State of California Division of Industrial Accidents and USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA. 1985.

Garabrant D. Occupational Cancer. American Occupational Medical Association Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA. 1984.

Garabrant D. Respiratory Effects of Borax Dust. Occupational Epidemiology Forum, sponsored by USC, UCLA, and UC Irvine Schools of Medicine, Irvine, CA. 1984.

Garabrant D. Health Issues for Women in the Workplace. Annual Scientific Meeting, American Occupational Medical Association, Los Angeles, CA. 1984.

Garabrant D. Occupational Cancer. Postgraduate Education Conference at the American Occupational Medical Association Basic Curriculum Course. Salt Lake City, UT. 1984.

Garabrant D. Epidemiology for the Occupational Physician. Postgraduate Education Conference at the Annual Scientific Meeting, American Occupational Medical Association, Los Angeles, CA. 1984.

Garabrant D. Colon Cancer and Job Activity. Occupational Epidemiology Forum, sponsored by USC, UCLA, and UC Irvine Schools of Medicine, Irvine, CA. 1983.

Garabrant D. Pulmonary Disease in Borax Workers. Annual Meeting of the Western Occupational Medical Association, San Francisco, CA. 1982.

Garabrant D. Respiratory Symptoms from Borax and Boric Acid Aerosols. 4th Annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Occupational and Environmental Health, Park City, UT. 1982.