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International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium (IHCC)

IHCC Educational Webinar Series

Providing a collaborative platform for IHCC member cohorts to share scientific ideas, success stories, lessons learned, funding opportunities, and more! 

Join Us Each Month!

IHCC is excited to launch a free monthly educational webinar series open to all IHCC member cohorts and others outside of the organization interested in participating. With the ultimate goal to bring cohorts together to enhance information-sharing and collaboration, this online series aims to provide a forum for cohort members to exchange scientific ideas, best practices, and lessons learned; showcase cohorts’ accomplishments, emphasizing LMICs; share international funding opportunities; and more. Each month a different IHCC member will be featured as a guest speaker.  

Upcoming Webinar

Registration for each webinar is required.  

January's Featured Speaker

Sarah Bauermeister, PhD, MSc, CPsychol

Sarah is a cognitive neuropsychologist and senior scientist at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford. She is also senior data manager for Dementias Platform UK (DPUK), a data repository for over 50 population and clinical cohorts across 3.5M individuals. For DPUK she leads the training programme for ECRs, leads data curation and is scientific reviewer for the DPUK Data Portal. Sarah is PI for 12 multi-disciplinary scientific projects investigating the biopsychosocial determinants of cognitive decline and dementia. She leads the Early Adversity and Dementia Research Programme supported by DPUK in Oxford. Her research specialty includes integrating psychometric methodologies, structural equation modelling and multi-modal data.

Talk Title & Summary

Global Mental Health Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an unprecedented set of challenges impacting the mental health of populations around the world. The IHCC COVID-19 Mental Health & Behavioral Impact Scientific Working Group is leveraging the unique platform of the IHCC consortium to address pressing questions related to COVID-19 and mental health. Harnessing the power of 19 (others pending) cohorts this three site project aims to: Catalogue and categorise all cohorts according to purpose Harmonise a set of domains and variables for cross-cohort investigations Conduct cross-site and cross-cohort analyses to address core scientific questions This presentation is an overview of our project structure, output and future plans.

Apply To Be a Speaker

Interested in speaking at an upcoming webinar? Use the form below to provide us with some information on your proposed topic and your availability to speak. 

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