Epidemiology in Action
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Epidemiology in Action with Introduction to "R Studio"

Course Dates   June 14 - 25, 2020
Deadline: June 1, 2020
"Please note: Zoom ID and password will be sent directly to registered participants"

Cost   Registration: $2200 (discounts given when registering more than one at the same time)

Textbook NOT covered.

Course Description
This basic course in epidemiology directed at public health professionals includes discussions of applied epidemiology and biostatistics, public health surveillance, field investigations, hands-on computer training using R Studio, and selected prevalent diseases. Table-top exercises/case studies will be worked on to apply epidemilogic theories discussed. 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 course in basic epidemiology

Course Topics

  • Descriptive epidemiology, Ecology and biostatistics, Analytic epidemiology
  • Epidemic Investigations, Public Health Surveillance
  • Causation, Screening
  • Surveys and Sampling
  • Interpretation and communication of data
  • Disease Control Prevention and Eradication
  • Special topics such as Emerging Infections, Public Health Preparedness and Bioterrorism, Informatics and Health Information Systems, Immunizable Diseases, Chronic Diseases, Writing Successful Abstract, Epidemiology of Opiod Abuse and Addiction, Corona Virus (SARS, MERS, COVID19, Epidemiology of Foodborne Diseases, Importance of Microbiome, Epidemiology of Influenza
  • Basic R-Studio hands-on training)
  • Sample Agenda   Final Agenda.pdf

  • *Special topics are subject to change

  • Please note: Interpretation services for language and disability impairements are not available for these short programs

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    Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University
    Co-sponsored by:
    The Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University (RSPH)
    Hubert Department of Global Health
    and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory Services (CSELS)
    CDC Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services