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W. Lawrence Beeson, DrPH
Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Member, Epidemiology & Biostats, SPH, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Presentations    General Academic Presentation
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  Lessons from the California health studies".  Seminar to doctoral students in the Environmental Toxicology Graduate program, University of California at Riverside.  (1/6/10) ( 1/2010 )
  Research Presentations -- International
  • Beeson L:  "Living Longer and Better:  The Health Experience of Seventh-day Adventists".  Presented at the 18th Annual National Congress of the Asociacion Medica Adventista de Colombia.  Medellin, Colombia.  (11/22-24/2012) ( 11/2012 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living Longer and Better:  The Health Experience of Seventh-day Adventists".  Presented at a noon seminar to the faculty and students at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) on (10/17/12) ( 10/2012 )
  • Beeson WL, Knutsen SF:  “Is Risk of Fatal Stroke Associated with Long-term Exposure to Particulate Ambient Air Pollutants?  Results from the AHSMOG Study”.  15th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.  Perth, Australia.  (9/25/03)

    ( 9/2003 )
  • Knutsen SF, Beeson WL:  “Is Risk of Fatal Stroke Associated with Long-term Exposure to Gaseous Ambient Air Pollutants?   Results from the AHSMOG Study”.  15th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.  Perth, Australia. (9/24/03)

    ( 9/2003 )
  • Beeson WL, Knutsen SF:  “The Association of Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Risk of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL) in Non-smokers.  Results from the AHSMOG Study”.  Annual conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Vancouver, Canada. (8/15/02)

    ( 8/2002 )
  • Knutsen SF, Beeson WL:  “The Association Between Incident Breast Cancer and Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution.  Results from the AHSMOG Study”.  Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Vancouver, Canada (8/13/02)

    ( 8/2002 )
  • Beeson WL, Knutsen SF:  "Ozone and Respiratory Cancer in California Adults - the AHSMOG Study".  The 8th Annual conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (8/18/96)

    ( 8/1996 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • "Update from the AHS-2:  Better Health for Everyone".  Illinois Conference Family Camp Meeting, Camp Akita Retreat Center, Gilson, IL.  7/26/14 ( 7/2014 )
  • "Update from the AHS-2".  120th annual Florida Camp Meeting, Camp Kulaqua, High Springs, FL.  4/12/14 ( 4/2014 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living Longer and Better:  The Health Experience of California Seventh-day Adventists".  The 54th Annual Conference of the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness.  Reno, NV (10/8/09) ( 10/2009 )
  • Beeson WL:  “The Association of Diet and other Factors to Health Events:  Results from the Adventist Health Study.   Seventh-day Adventist Dietetic Association.  Philadelphia, PA (9/28/07)

    ( 9/2007 )
  • Beeson WL, Knutsen SF:  “Long-term mean concentration of ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and incidence of smoking-related cancers and all nonskin malignant cancers in the AHSMOG study”.  The Third Colloquium on Particulate Air Pollution and Human Health.  Durham, North Carolina. (6/ 6-8 / 99)

    ( 6/1999 )
  • Beeson WL, Knutsen SF:  “Long-term ambient concentrations of selected air pollutants and incident malignant neoplasms in California adults: Results from the AHSMOG study.  Tenth Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology.  Boston, MA.  (8/17/98)

    ( 8/1998 )
  • Beeson WL, Knutsen SF:  “The Adventist Health and Smog (AHSMOG) Study”.  The Harvard Six-Cities Study Reanalysis Scoping Workshop (HEI).  Boston, MA (6/23/97)

    ( 6/1997 )
  • Beeson L:  "Chronic Disease and Long-Term Concentrations of Fine Particulates".  26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research.  Keystone, CO  (6/17/93) ( 6/1993 )
  • Beeson L:  "Validation of Record Linkage to two California Population-based Tumor Registries in a Chohort Study".  1989 Public Health conference on records and Statistics.  Washington, DC (7/18/89) ( 7/1989 )
  • Beeson L:  "Effects of Missing Value Estimation on the Power of the Exposure-Disease Effects in a Cohort Study."  1987 Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Associatoin,  San Francisco, CA  (8/19/87) ( 8/1987 )
  • "The Relationship of Lifestyle Characteristics to Mortality Among California Seventh-day Adventists".  18th National Meeting of the Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics, Washington, DC (8/4/80) ( 8/1980 )
  • "Health and Heart Age Appraisal".  National Midwest District Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Educatoin, Recreation, and Dance.  Detroit, MI (4/14/80) ( 4/1980 )
  • Beeson L:  "Health and Heart Age Appraisal".  Annual Meeting of Presidents of Independent Colleges.  Scottsdale, AZ (12/1/78) ( 12/1978 )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  • Beeson L:  "Progress report of year 1 of the Environmental Railyard Research Impacting Community Health (ENRRICH) Study of the San Bernardino BNSF railyard and surrounding communities.  Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Environmental Justice Advisory Group (EJAG) meeting, Diamond Bar, CA  (1/27/12). ( 1/2012 )
  • Beeson L:  "Impacts of air pollution on public health".  South Coast Air Quality Management Duistrict''s (AQMD) Air Quality Institute, Chino, CA  (11/8/06) ( 11/2006 )
  • Beeson L:  "Impacts of air pollution on public health"  South Coast Air Quality Management District''''s (AQMD) Air Quality Institute, Riverside, CA   (11/17/06) ( 11/2006 )
  • Beeson L:  "Epidemiology:  Practice, Research and Policy".  Health Officers Association of California.  Sheraton Harbor Island, San Diego, CA  (11/6/03) ( 11/2003 )
  • Beeson L:  "The Association of Between Incident Breast Cancer and Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution:  Results from the AHSMOG Study".  Annual Conference of the Society for Epidemiologic Research.  Palm Desert, CA  (6/21/02) ( 6/2002 )
  • Beeson L:  "The Association of Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Risk of Non-Hodgkin''''s Lymphoma (NHL) in Non-smokers:  Results from the AHSMOG Study".  Annual Conference of the Society for Epidemiologic Research.  Palm Desert, CA  (6/19/02) ( 6/2002 )
  • Beeson WL:  “Is Air Pollution Harmful to your Health?  Results from the AHSMOG Study”.  Children’s Air Quality - SMOG: Health Care Symposium.   Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center, Riverside, CA.  (4/20/99)

    ( 4/1999 )
  • Beeson L:  Methodology of the Adventist Health Study.   Research Seminar in Health Behavior, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA ( 3/1977 )
  Research Presentations -- Local/Campus
  • Beeson L:  Air Quality Management District (AQMD) briefing on the health impacts of air pollution.  Loma Linda University Conference Center, CA  (9/23/09) ( 9/2009 )
  • Beeson WL:  “Adventist Health Studies I & II”.  Seventh-day Adventist Dietetic Association 50th Anniversary Program.  Loma Linda, CA (10/6/04)

    ( 10/2004 )
  • Beeson WL;  “The Association of Lifestyle to Chronic Disease - Contribution of the Adventist Health Studies: Past, Present, and Future”.  The 6th Annual Alumni Convention for the School of Allied Health Professions.  Loma Linda, CA. (5/3/02)

    ( 5/2002 )
  • Beeson WL:  “Air Pollution and Lung Cancer: Results from the AHSMOG study”.  The 67th Annual Postgraduate Convention.  Loma Linda, CA. (3/11/99)

    ( 3/1999 )
  • Beeson WL:  “Disease Incidence Among California Seventh-day Adventists”.  The Health Officers Association of California.  Loma Linda, CA  (10/31/97)

    ( 10/1997 )
  • Beeson L:  "Health Hazard Appraisals as a Basic for Health Education".  Loma Linda University Seminar.  Loma Linda, CA  (5/7/81) ( 5/1981 )
  Poster Presentation
  • Baron PW, Peters R, Weissman J, Elihu A, Kore A, Beeson L, de Vera M.  Comparison of New-onset Diabetes after Kidney Transplant between Hispanics and Caucasians Treated with Tacrolimus-based Immunosuppression.  World Transplant Congress, San Francisco, July 26-31, 2014 ( 7/2014 )
  • Salto LM, Bu L, Beeson L, Firek A, Cordero-MacIntyre Z, De Leon M.  "Evidence for unique type 2 diabetes interventions:  how the Als54Thr polymorphism of the FABP2 gen modulate glycemic control improvements in Mexican-Americans.  The NIH Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit.  National Harbor, Maryland (10/25/12) ( 10/2012 )
  • Lousuebsakul V, Beeson L, Knutsen SF. "Lifestyle factors associated with bone health in postmenopausal women: Results from the Adventist Health Study 2." Society for Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, WA

    ( 6/2006 )
  • Sabate J, Beeson L, Jaceldo K, Fraser G. "Demographic determinants of a vegetarian diet in a low risk populatoin: The Adventist health Study-2." Society for Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, WA

    ( 6/2006 )
  • Butler T, Beeson L, Jaceldo K, Fraser G. "Adventist Health Study-2 (AHS-2), a cohort study of diet and cancer: Methodology and participant description." Society for Epidemiologic Research. Seattle, WA

    ( 6/2006 )
  • Fakhrawi D, Beeson L, Cordero-MacIntyre Z, Lammi-Keefe C. "Effects of Dairy Calcium on Lipid Profile, LDL, Particle Size and Apolipoproteins in Overweight/Obese Postmenopausal Women." Experimental Biology. San Francisco, CA

    ( 4/2006 )
  • Rivera M, Fukuda D, Sanchez M, Balcazar H, Beeson L, Libanati C, Firek A, Cordero-MacIntyre Z. "Effect of Spanish Diabetes Education on Body Composition, HbA1c, Leptin, and glucose in Hispanic Diabetics." Experimental Biology. San Francisco, CA ( 4/2006 )
  • Beeson WL. "Assessing the Health Effects of Air Pollution:  A New Large Cohort Study of 125,000 Non-smokers".  17th Annual Conference of the Health Effects Institute (HEI), Washington, DC (4/28/01 to 5/1/01) ( 4/2001 )
  • Beeson WL, Knutsen SF:  “Assessing health effects of long term concentrations of ozone: Recent results and methods from the AHSMOG study.  Poster.  The 13th  Health Effects Institute Conference.  Annapolis, Maryland.  (5/6/96)

    ( 5/1996 )
  Presentations given to non-academic audiences
  • Beeson L:  "Update from the Adventist Health Study-2:  Better health for everyone".  Illinois Conference Family Camp Meeting, Camp Akita Retreat Center, Gilson, IL  (4/26/14) ( 7/2014 )
  • Beeson L:  "Update from the Adventist Health Study-2"  120th Annual Florida Camp Meeting, Camp Kulaqua, High Springs, FL  (4/12/14) ( 4/2014 )
  • Beeson L:  "Stress in the Christian''s life.  Holden Convention Center, Gladstone Camp Meeting, Gladstone, OR  (7/17/13) ( 7/2013 )
  • Beeson L:  "100 years of studying, teaching & living healthy lives"  Holden Convention Center, Gladstone Camp Meeting, Gladstone, OR  (7/18/13) ( 7/2013 )
  • Beeson L:  "The role of the Church in the obesity epidemic"  Holden Convention Center, Gladstone, Camp Meeting, Gladstone, OR  (7/19/13) ( 7/2013 )
  • Beeson L:  "Update from the Adventist Health Study-2"  Plaza Pavilion, Gladstone Camp Meeting, Gladstone, OR  (7/20/13) ( 7/2013 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  Results from the Adventist Health Study".  Vespers speaker.  Desert Hot Springs SDA Church, CA  (12/7/12) ( 12/2012 )
  • Beeson L:  "What we have learned from a long-term study of diet and lifestyle".  Crossroads Rotary Club of Loma Linda/San Bernardino.  San Bernardino Hilton, CA  (9/12/12) ( 9/2012 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  Results from the Adventist Health Study".  Special feature for SS.   Redlands SDA Church, CA.  (6/16/12) ( 6/2012 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  Results from the Adventist Health Study". NEWSTART Alumni Retreat, Weimar, CA  (6/27/12) ( 6/2012 )
  • Beeson L:  "Health effects of air pollution on directly impacted communities:  Clean Air Fair for Seniors". Sponsored by the South Coast Air Quality Magement District.   Renaissance & L'Orange ballrooms, National Orange Show Events Center. San Bernardino, CA.  (11/16/11) ( 11/2011 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  Results from the Adventist Health Study".  Southwestern Union Conference 29th Regular Constituency Session, Keene, TX  (5/10/11) ( 5/2011 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  Results from the Adventist Health Study".  Auburn City Church retreat.  Sunset Lake Camp, Wilkeson, WA  (5/14/11) ( 5/2011 )
  • Beeson L:  "Health effects of air pollution on directly impacted communities".  Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Air Quality Institute (AQI) briefing, Chino, CA  (4/20/11) ( 4/2011 )
  • Beeson L:  "Research results from the second health survey of the Whitecoat veterans".  Damazo Amphitheater, Centennial Complex, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA  (A DVD of the presentation was mailed to all Whitecoat veterans).  (3/5/11) ( 3/2011 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  results from the Adventist Health Study".  Clovis SDA Church Centennial Anniversary Celebration, Clovis, NM  (3/11-12/11) ( 3/2011 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  Results from the Adventist Health Study"  Texico Conference Lay Leadership Retreat, Lubbock, TX  (10/30/10) ( 10/2010 )
  • Beeson L:  "Health effects of air pollution on directly impacted communities.  Environmental health and safety training session; Sponsor:  Comite Civico del Valle, Inc.  Conference Center at Aspen in the Desert, Brawley, CA  (8/31/10) ( 8/2010 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  The health experience of California Seventh-day Adventists". Los Alamitos Church, Los Alamitos, CA  (2/13/10) ( 2/2010 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  The health experience of California Seventh-day Adventists".  Pacific Union College Wellness Seminar Series.  Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA  (2/27/10) ( 2/2010 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  The health experience of California Seventh-day Adventists".  Southeastern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Retirees Retreat.  Pine Springs Ranch, Mountain Center, CA  (9/21/09) ( 9/2009 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  The health experience of California Seventh-day Adventists". Los Angeles Church of Religious Science Organization.  Los Angeles, CA  (8/29/09) ( 8/2009 )
  • Beeson L:  "Living longer and better:  The health experience of California Seventh-day Adventists".  Vespers program, Fresno, SDA Church.  (Presentation was also broadcast live to the Central Valley via KMPH-TV) (5/9/09) ( 5/2009 )
  • Beeson L:  Cancer risk from air pollution in adults.  South Coast Air Quality Management District Symposium on "The Adverse Health Effects of Air Pollution:  Recent Findings".  Diamond Bar, CA. (3/17/95) ( 3/1995 )