Data Visualization

With the explosion of data available at one’s fingertips, there is a growing need to transform raw data into meaningful information that can be used by decision makers.

Featured Programs

An Introduction to Epidemiologic Data Analysis: Excel to SAS

On Campus 20 Hours June 11-13, 2018 $900
Taught By
Samantha Parker, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, BUSPH

Epidemiology research can produce a lot of data— how that data is analyzed can be the key to creating impactful health interventions.

Engage and Inspire Your Audience with Story Maps

On Campus 14 Hours June 18-19, 2018 $650
Taught By
T. Scott Troppy, MPH, PMP, Surveillance Epidemiologist
Jess Malenfant, MPH, Senior Health Informatics Analyst

Tell the story of your data with a Story Map—a user friendly web app where you can combine your data and maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content. Whether you’re a student, instructor or aspiring researcher, you can use these story maps to investigate pertinent issues in public health, disease surveillance, chronic illness, political geography, public safety, or other areas of interest.

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

On Campus 20 Hours June 11-13, 2018 $900
Taught By
Kevin James Lane, PhD, MA, Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, BUSPH

The role of spatial analysis in local, state and regional public health has steadily increased over the last decade with the infusion of GIS software such as ESRI ArcGIS.

Marrying Design, Statistics, and Analytics: How to Design Health Data Visualizations that Work

On Campus 20 Hours June 11-13, 2018 $900
Taught By
Lisa Sullivan, PhD, Associate Dean for Education, Professor of Biostatistics, BUSPH
Amanda Makulec, MPH, Managing Consultant & Data Visualization Lead, Excella Consulting

Explore the art and science of developing compelling data visualizations and how to apply best practices in your own presentations, reports, and more.