193258 Introduction to CDC's National Center for Health Statistics

Sunday, November 8, 2009: 8:00 AM

Diane Makuc, DrPH , Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/NCHS, Hyattsville, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of NCHS programs and services. It will provide the context for the presentations that follow about specific NCHS data collection programs.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of my presentation, the attendee will be able to identify the mission of NCHS and the purposes for which NCHS data are used.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Associate Director for Sicence in the Office of Analysis and Epidemiology at NCHS and I am responsible for the scientific relevance and integrity of the Office's analysis of data from the Center's surveys and data systems. I have successfully presented at APHA learning institute courses in the past.
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.