191178 Group exercise (case study) and discussions on confounding, interaction, bias

Sunday, October 26, 2008: 3:30 PM

Dr. Joy P. Nanda, DSc, MS, MHS, MBA , Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
On the second day, participants will learn about tools needed to design epidemiologic studies in their community, measure association of risk, test of significance and decision making from findings, threats to validity, evidence based public health, and how epidemiologic findings are translated to public health policy and to their community practice.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of the Day 2 of the APHA-LI, participants will be able to 1) Identify and define a) study designs for epidemiologic investigation, b) measures of association and risk assessment, c) threats to validity in risk-outcome assessment and ways to address them, d) evidence based public health practice, e)community based practice, f) translating epidemiologic findings to public health policy 2) List and discuss how to measure and interpret these concepts and apply them to professional career 3) Illustrate, calculate, and compare the differences among concepts thru examples 4) Design, and evaluate investigations which use the above concepts.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have Extensive experience in research and teaching Epi courses. I have taught this course at APHA for the last 3 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.