Statistics Seminar - 04/20/23

Apr 20 3:30 pm

Dr. Lama Ghazi, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham


Statistics Seminar Series (Hybrid)


Leveraging EHR data to understand whether we should treat inpatient hypertension

Physical Location

Allen 17

Digital Location


At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Understand the epidemiology of inpatient hypertension 
  2. Recognize the effect of treatment on blood pressure following hypertension development in the hospital
  3. Recognize the effect of treatment on clinical outcomes following hypertension development in the hospital and whether there is heterogeneity in treatment effect 


Dr. Ghazi is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She obtained her MD from the American University of Beirut Lebanon and her PhD in Epidemiology with a minor in population studies from the University of Minnesota. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Clinical and Translational Accelerator at Yale University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of chronic disease prevention, specifically hypertension and chronic kidney disease, health disparities, and digital health by leveraging real world data and using implementation science methods to transform chronic disease prevention and management.