Scenes from the 2017 PHX Summer Institute
The PHX Summer Institute offers short, immersive programs open to professionals, from across sectors, with all levels of public health knowledge. Each June we offer a wide range of courses that teach participants career-enhancing skills while they network with peers inside and outside of BUSPH.
PHX provides a 25 percent discount to SPH alumni and BU students, faculty and staff.
A 25 percent discount is also offered to any resident of upper-middle, lower-middle, and low-income countries (based on the World Bank Classification).
Epidemiology research can produce a lot of data— how that data is analyzed can be the key to creating impactful health interventions.
Learn to communicate complex topics in clear, vivid, and engaging ways to the public, media, elected officials and others outside of your discipline.
Recent evidence shows the built environment influences physical activity and diets which can contribute directly to today’s global pandemics.
Explore how data driven decisions can increase Value for Money to help reach program targets in international development.
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.
Develop essential skills in addressing financial issues, reading and interpreting financial data, conducting analyses, and making decisions using financial information.
Health Equity is an issue gaining increased attention from the public health community, yet few public health practitioners know how to “make it happen.”
People + Health Information + Technology = Informatics for Public Health
This course introduces students to statistical computing with focus on the SAS package. Emphasis is on manipulating data sets and basic statistical procedures such as t-tests, chi-square tests, and correlation.
Explore the art and science of developing compelling data visualizations and how to apply best practices in your own presentations, reports, and more.
Are public health interventions working? Develop the skills necessary to ensure that our public health programs are making the change they are meant to make to improve lives and build healthy populations.
The future of fundraising is on the Internet.
This unique two-week writing workshop offers a deliberate practice writing community for public health professionals that will provide you with the time, feedback, and community accountability to complete a writing project and submit it for publication.
Promoting access to quality assured medicines is a core public health function and requires concerted efforts by all stakeholders in the pharmaceutical sector.
Refresh your knowledge and progress your career with this training on one of the most in-demand skills for data analysts.
Update your skills with hands-on training in one of the most valuable analytic tools used across industry.
Learn how to develop and implement a communications strategy that effectively supports a public health intervention.
Stress has been identified as a major health concern, affecting both physical and mental health. Learning how to reduce and manage stress is vital for maintaining overall health, improving mood and immune function, and promoting longevity and productivity.
A key component of change is effective and informative advocacy—even the smallest event can be used to influence decision-makers to reach policy goals.