267439 Results Section

Saturday, October 27, 2012 : 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Jill Waalen, MD, MPH , The Scripps Translational Science Institute, La Jolla, CA
This section of the course will provide information on how to write a Results section. Dr. Petersen will cover the goals and purposes the section, how to prepare tables and figures, tips on clarity for this section, and how to avoid common mistakes for this part. The second half of this time period will be devoted to working with the class members on their results sections.

Learning Areas:
Communication and informatics
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate the components of a clear table presentation; 2. Describe the common mistakes in a results section; 3. Demonstrate improved writing through working on this section of the paper with the course instructors and their assistants.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and have worked as a writer and editor for numerous other journals and medical publications over the last 20 years. I have also conducted other science writing workshops at national meetings, most recently at the CDCís BRFSS conference.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes

Name of Organization Clinical/Research Area Type of relationship
The Scripps Research Institute Epidemiology Employment (includes retainer)

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.