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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome The 2012 NIH Evidence-based Methodology Workshop on PCOS will identify methodological and scientific weaknesses in the study of polycystic ovary syndrome and move the field forward through an unbiased and evidence-based assessment of this complex clinical issue.

2012 Evidence-based Methodology Workshop on
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

December 3–5, 2012
NIH Natcher Conference Center
Bethesda, MD

The Medicine in the Media Course The Medicine in the Media Course is sponsored and run each year by the Office of Disease Prevention. It is an educational forum in which journalists covering medical issues improve their skills of evaluating science stories and reporting the finer points of research in the most accurate way possible.

Medicine: Mind the Gap Seminar Medicine: Mind the Gap is a lecture series that explores issues at the intersection of research, evidence, and clinical practice—areas in which conventional wisdom may be contradicted by recent evidence. See a list of upcoming seminars.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
10:00 a.m. – noon
Natcher Auditorium, Balcony B

Raising the Bar: Engineering Optimized Behavioral Interventions for Increased Public Health Impact
Linda M. Collins, Ph.D.
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Director, The Methodology Center
Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies and
   Department of Statistics
The Pennsylvania State University

The Robert S. Gordon, Jr. Lecture in Epidemiology The Robert S. Gordon, Jr. Lecture in Epidemiology is an award given annually to a scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of epidemiology or clinical trials research. Past topics include the new trend toward multi-authored studies with large data sets, strategies for analyzing conflicting studies, and new epidemiology training standards that incorporate policy and politics.

Upcoming Lecture
Using Risk Models for Breast Cancer Prevention
Mitchell Gail, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
NIH National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetic
Biostatistics Branch

February 27, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Masur Auditorium, Building 10