Epidemiology in Action
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Epidemiology in Action with Epi Info Training

Course Dates   June 4 - 15, 2018
Deadline: May 1, 2018 -- please note that late registration may be opened if spaces are available
"Please note, enrollment is limited. After the deadline applicants will be accepted on a space-available basis."

Cost   Registration Fee: $2000
(Covers tuition, materials and supplies)
Housing and other travel expenses are NOT covered.

Course Description
This basic course in epidemiology is directed at public health professionals and includes discussions of applied epidemiology and biostatistics, public health surveillance, field investigations, hands-on computer training using Epi Info (latest version), and selected prevalent diseases. Epidemiologic case studies are worked on in the classroom. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the vocabulary and principles of basic epidemiology; participants are recommended to complete CDC's Principle's of Epidemiology self-study course or equivalent.

Sample Agenda   Agenda Final 2017_1.pdf

Course Location
Emory University
Rollins School of Public Health
Hubert Department of Global Health
1518 Clifton Road, Claudia Nance Rollins Bldg. (7th floor)
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
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Directions to Rollins School of Public Health/Emory Campus

Course Topics

  • Descriptive epidemiology and biostatistics, Analytic epidemiology
  • Epidemic Investigations, Public Health Surveillance
  • Causation, Screening
  • Surveys and Sampling
  • Interpretation and communication of data
  • Special topics such as emerging infections, bioterrorism, & public health preparedness
  • Epi Info training (latest version)
  • Discussions of selected prevalent diseases


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  • Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University
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    The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University (RSPH)
    Hubert Department of Global Health
    and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Office of Workforce and Career Development (OWCD)
    CDC Office of Workforce and Career Development