Epidemiology and Biostatistics Seminar Series: F. Javier Nieto
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
About the speaker:
F. Javier Nieto is the chair of the department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin. He received his MD degree from the University of Valencia, Spain, in 1978. Between 1979 and 1985 he completed a residency in Family and Community Medicine in Spain and an MPH degree in Havana, Cuba.
After a brief period working for the Spanish Government in developing primary health care centers in a rural area in central Spain, he came to the United States, to the Johns Hopkins University where he completed a Master in Health Science (MHS, 1989) and a Ph.D. degree in Epidemiology (1991).
In 1991 he joined the faculty of the department of Epidemiology in the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and served as an Associate Professor between 1998 and 2001. Between 1993 and 2001, he served as a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Epidemiology. He joined the department of Population Health Sciences at UW in January 2002.
The lecture will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.