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Wednesday, March 15, ice cream social:
The AWM chapter is hosting a social event on Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 pm in MSB 1147 and we hope you will all be able to attend! There will be ice cream and desserts and we hope you will bring any board/card games you think would be fun for the evening. This is a great opportunity for mentee/mentor groups to meet up again, so feel free to invite your group to the event! The event is open to anyone - invite your friends!
Friday, March 10, invited talk:
Associate Professor Dr. Miriam Nuño from the Departments of Biostatistics and Public Health Sciences. Dr. Nuño will give a research talk as well as speak about her experiences in these fields. Friday 3/10 at 12:10pm in MSB 1147 (the large lecture hall on the ground level). See abstract below.
“Math, Statistics, and My Personal Experiences”
Miriam Nuño is an Associate Professor in Biostatistics and Associate Professor In Residence in the School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences. Her research focuses on surgical outcomes, methodological development of metrics aimed to improve patient outcomes and comparative effectiveness studies. Dr. Nuño completed her Ph.D. at Cornell University, postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard School of Public Health and University of California Los Angeles prior to co-directing the Center of Neurosurgical Outcomes Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Nuño has more than 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals, in addition to chapters in major textbooks. Recent studies include the identification of factors associated with response to inpatient rehabilitation treatment among traumatic brain injury patients and the overtreatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in surgical ICU patients.
Friday January 27, invited talk:
Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Personnel Dr. Colleen Clancy from the Pharmacology department on Friday, January 27th at 12:10pm in MSB 2112. “Math instead of mice: Computational approaches to reveal mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias.”
This talk has been postponed. New date TBA, stay tuned.