Tulane University Translational Science Institute (TUTSI)

A member of the Delta Clinical and Translational Science Consortium focusing on Research, Education, and Implementation.

TUTSI Events

Translational Science Grand Rounds

The Translational Science Grand Rounds allow renowned researchers to share their work with TUTSI members and the greater Tulane community. They also provide an opportunity to develop cross-departmental, -school, and –institution collaborations.

Suggestions for Grands Rounds speakers can be directed to Dr. Jiang He.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

Coming soon.

Past Grand Rounds - Archive

Date

Presenter

Title

Monday, November 5, 2018

Lawrence J. Appel, MD, MPH

C. David Molina, M.D., M.P.H. Professor of Medicine

Director, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Changing the ‘real world’:

Four feeding studies and their impact on nutrition policy

 

 

 

Monday, October 22, 2018

Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD

Dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

On Methodological Challenges

of Research on Population

Health Inequalities

 

 

 

Monday, April 30, 2018

Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc

Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Rationale and Implications of the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American

Heart Association Blood Pressure Guideline

 

 

 

Monday, April 9, 2018

Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer, MD, MPH, ScD, FASN

Gordon A. Cain Chair of Nephrology and Professor of Medicine

Director, Selzman Institute for Kidney Health

Baylor College of Medicine

Associate Editor, JAMA

The Complicated Epidemiology Linking Atrial Fibrillation and Kidney Disease

 

 

 

Monday, March 12, 2018

Jiang He, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACE

Professor and Joseph S. Copes, M.D. Chair of Epidemiology

Director of the Tulane University Translational Science Institute

Sodium-sensitivity, Sodium-resistance, and Incidence of Hypertension

 

 

 

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Frank Hu, MD, PhD

Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology and Chair of Department of Nutrition,

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Precision Nutrition versus Public Health Nutrition for Cardiometabolic Disease Prevention

 

 

 

Monday, November 6, 2017

Philip Greenland, MD

Harry W. Dingman Professor of Preventive Medicine

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Senior Editor, JAMA

History Repeats Itself – Again – The 50% Myth is Back

 

 

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Maria E. Fernandez, PhD

Professor of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Director, Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research

University of Texas School of Public Health

Dissemination and Implementation Research:

Challenges and Opportunities

 

 

 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Adolfo Correa, MD, MPH, PhD, MBA

Professor of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center

Principal Investigator and Chief Science Officer for the Jackson Heart Study (JHS)

The Jackson Heart Study: Recent Progress and Opportunities for Collaboration

 

 

 

Monday, October 2, 2017

Jiang He, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACE

Professor and Joseph S. Copes, M.D. Chair of Epidemiology

Director of the Tulane University Translational Science Institute

Comparative Predictive Values of Fasting Plasma Glucose, 2-hour Postload Glucose, and Hemoglobin A1c on Diabetes and Complications

 

 

 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ehud Grossman, MD

Professor of Medicine and Dean

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University

Head of Internal Medicine D and Hypertension Unit

The Chaim Sheba Medical Center

Coronary Calcification and Hypertension

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Christopher JL Murray, MD, DPhil

Professor, University of Washington School of Public Health

Director, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

The Past, Present and Future of the Global Burden of Disease Study

 

 

 

Monday, March 13, 2017

Jiang He, MD, PhD, FAHA, FACE

Professor and Joseph S. Copes, M.D. Chair of Epidemiology

Director of the Tulane University Translational Science Institute

Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Risk in Low and Middle-Income Countries

 

 

 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH

Dean and Professor

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Future of Public Health Education

 

 

 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc

Show Chwan Professor of Global Public Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Optimal Target for SBP During Treatment of Hypertension:  How Low to Go, Experience in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

 

 

 

Monday, October 10, 2016

Joe Coresh, MD, PhD

George W. Comstock Professor of Epidemiology

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Chronic Kidney Disease:  A Challenge for All Ages

 

 

 

Monday, September 12, 2016

Jonathan M. Samet, MD, MS

Distinguished Professor and Flora L. Thornton Chair

Department of Preventive Medicine

Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Director, USC Institute for Global Health

Mega-trends in Epidemiology:  Implications for Research

 

Upcoming Meetings and Presenters

Translational Science Journal Club and Research-in-Progress

The Translational Science Journal Club and Research-in-Progress meetings take place regularly on Wednesdays from 12-1pm in Tidewater Room 2050. Please contact Dr. Kirsten Dorans for further details about attending and/or presenting.