Summer Institute

Registration is open! Keep an eye on this space as more programs will be added soon.

The PHX Summer Institute offers short, immersive programs open to professionals, from across sectors, with all levels of public health knowledge. We offer a wide range of programs that teach participants career-enhancing skills, from learning to plan effective, evidence-based interventions to refining their data analysis skills, all while networking with their peers inside and outside of BUSPH.


Essentials of Biostatistics with SAS JMP®

Online 40 Hours Begins June 1, 2020 $1600
Taught By
Lisa Sullivan, PhD, Associate Dean for Education, Professor of Biostatistics, BUSPH

Get a comprehensive introduction to the use of biostatistics in the field of public health, while learning to compute and interpret descriptive and inferential statistics using SAS JMP®.

From Data to Dashboards: Using Excel to support health program decisions

Online 30 Hours Begins July 20, 2020 $1375
Taught By
Elizabeth Lewis, MBA, Data Analyst, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program | Adjunct Assistant Professor, BUSPH

Build your Excel “toolbox” of skills and learn best practices in data visualizations so that you can turn data into information and use graphs to communicate it effectively.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Public Health - Online

Live Online 20 Hours June 15-17, 2020 $950
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 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software such as ESRI ArcGIS.

Monitoring and Evaluating the Impact of Public Health Programs

Online 20 Hours Begins July 6, 2020 $950
Taught By
Nafisa Halim, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Global Health, BUSPH

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.

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Hearing how participants will use these skills in their work makes PHX one of my favorite spots to teach!

Summer Institute Instructor Amanda Makulec