Epidemiology

How do social factors, the environment, and demographics affect a person’s likelihood of developing a disease? Epidemiology is key in generating solutions to battle the world’s public health challenges, including answering these questions and creating interventions for preventative healthcare.

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An Introduction to Epidemiologic Data Analysis: Excel to SAS

On Campus 20 Hours Registration closed
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.

Evaluating Epidemiologic Data in the Digital Age

On Campus 20 Hours Registration Closed
Taught By
Megan Healey, PhD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, BUSPH

In the age of digital media, public health “news” is everywhere—how do we know it's accurate? Developing skills in critical evaluation can help us ensure the validity of epidemiologic data.

Healthcare + Information Technology: Overview of Informatics from the Public Health Perspective

On Campus 20 Hours Registration Closed
Taught By
Jessica Malenfant, MPH, Senior Health Informatics Analyst
Scott Troppy, MPH, PMP, Surveillance Epidemiologist

People + Health Information + Technology = Informatics for Public Health