Online Program

Pre-test, course overview and introduction to epidemiology

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 9:00 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
This session will provide an overview of the Learning Institute, highlight historical epidemiology and how it relates to current epidemiology, and discuss the scope of Epidemiology for non-Epidemiologists. At the beginning of this session, participants will complete a short registration form and a very brief pretest questionnaire

Learning Areas:

Biostatistics, economics
Program planning
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Demonstrate baseline knowledge of basic epi concepts by providing responses to a brief pre-test questionnaire

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.