The mysterious art of research idea generation | Duke Kunshan University
The mysterious art of research idea generation
Prof. Ka He

Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostat, Indiana University Bloomington

Mar 08th 2016 12:00 to 13:00
Room 1079, Academic Building
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 19:00

Summary of Talk:

This presentation will share personal experiences and knowledge that may be helpful to graduate students and junior faculty in generating ideas for research projects.

Brief Biography:

Dr. He is a nutrition epidemiologist. He received his ScD in Nutritional Epidemiology from Harvard University, MPH from Tufts University and MD from Soochow University. Dr. He was an Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University, and a tenured Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. He is an elected fellow of American Heart Association (AHA) and a fellow of American College of Nutrition (ACN). His primary research interests lie in nutritional epidemiology, specifically, diet and nutrients in relation to chronic diseases. Dr. He is the Principal Investigator of several NIH-supported projects, including trace elements and cardio vascular disease risk factors; trace elements and risk of stroke; amino acids, protein and obesity; fatty acids and ischemic stroke; and dietary supplement use and risk of pancreatic cancer. Dr. He is also the Principal Investigator of the project - diet including supplement use and colon cancer - supported by American Cancer Society.