4390.0 Annual Special Session: Controversies in Public Health due to Misinterpretation of Statistical Information

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to allow experts to discuss the nature of scientific evidence supporting or refuting 1. the New Mammography Recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, 2. Hypotheses related to changing autism risk, 3. Associations between vaccines and autism, and 4. Predicting which chemotherapy regimens will be most effective in treating various types of cancer, so that public health professionals are better informed.
Session Objectives: Discuss the importance of proper interpretation of statistical evidence in public health.


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Organized by: Statistics
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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