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     講 者 簡 介       Prof. Alexander M. Walker


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       者: Prof. Alexander M. Walker

  主持人: 陳為堅  院長

  主    題:Large Databases: When a study is

                feasible and when a study may be unwise.

      間:1031028日(週二) 中午12:20-13:20 

      點: 公共衛生學院大樓201講堂



Speaker Biosketch

      At Harvard, Prof. Walker supervises doctoral students and teaches pharmacoepidemiology.

Dr. Walker serves as a senior advisor to the Regan Udall Foundation for the FDA, where he

coordinated the development of the research agenda for the Innovation in Medical Evidence and

Surveillance program. His research encompasses the safety, efficacy and utilization of drugs,

devices, vaccines and medical procedures. Dr. Walker has AB (biochemistry), MD and DrPH (epidemiology) degrees from Harvard. He is on the Editorial board of Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety and has served as President of International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology in 1995-1996.  He was a statistical consultant for the New England Journal of Medicine from 1992 through 1996 and a Contributing Editor of The Lancet from 1999 through 2001.  Dr. Walker has written or contributed to some 300 peer-reviewed articles in drug safety, epidemiology and occupational health.