Online Program

Epidemiology for non-epidemiologists - day 2: The nuts and bolts of epidemiologic investigations I — study designs, measures of association, tests of significance

Sunday, November 3, 2013 : 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Dr. Joy P. Nanda, DSc, MS, MHS, MBA, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (Ret), Johns Hopkins University (Ret), Baltimore, MD
During this session participants will familiarize themselves with study designs utilized by epidemiologists for various investigations of national and international significance. Participants will also learn how to measure and interpret the association between exposures and outcomes using the different study designs

Learning Areas:

Biostatistics, economics
Program planning
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Compare appropriate epidemiologic study designs to measure population events Analyze results from specific epidemiologic studies Interpret the results

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a trained community and behavioral epidemiologist, I have more than three decades of extensive research and teaching experience on methods, interpretation and application of epidemiological data and program evaluation. I have taught numerous introductory, intermediate and advanced epidemiology courses at numerous public and private institutions in the U.S. for undergraduate and graduate students as well as to members of public health community. I have also been the instructor for this LI since 2005.
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.