5/10/18 - “Designing a Longitudinal Study: It’s About Time”

Steven Hirschfeld, MD, PhD
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
Clinical Trials Coordinator, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Assistant Vice President for Research Initiatives and Compliance, Uniformed Services University of the Health Services
Deputy Team Commander and Chief Medical Officer, Rapid Deployment Force PHS-1

Brief Summary of Lecture: Dr. Hirschfeld, a former director of the National Children's Study, will share from his experience and ongoing research on large-scale, longitudinal, cohort studies. He will lay out insights on effective study design that support the extraordinary scientific richness of this demanding mode of research. His talk will be on particular note to those interested in the Pittsburgh Study. 

Start Date: May 10
End Date: May 10
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224