Thank you to everyone who joined us for Summer Institute 2019!
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.
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Knowing how to effectively develop a clinical trial can get you started in research or take your research to the next level. Recognized as the gold standard in research study design, clinical trials help researchers learn about disease and improve health care for people in the future.
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.
Tell the story of your data with a Story Map — a user friendly web application where you can combine your data and maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content.
Clearly written text and well-designed tables and figures enhance understanding; poorly written text and poorly designed tables and figures create confusion.
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®. (Program typically completed in 4 weeks.)
Gender-based violence affects people around the world every day. This violence, mainly towards women, reinforces power dynamics and impacts overall health, including physical and psychological development.
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.
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.
This program 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.
Meta-Analysis is the gold standard statistical approach to combine the results of multiple studies and to examine sources of heterogeneity and potential biases.
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.
The demand for competencies in the area of Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) has expanded greatly over the past two decades. This expansion is the result of increasing demands for evidence of value to support optimal reimbursement by insurers for both pharmacologic therapies and medical devices.
Designing communication strategies to support a public health intervention is a multifaceted and complex skill, which requires careful preparation, logical thinking, and creativity, at the same time being based in theory and evidence.
Anticipated topics include: developing your leadership strengths, communicating for impact, and community assessments.
Systematic reviews (SR) are increasingly used to inform clinical and public health practice. SR seek to collate all evidence that fits pre-specified eligibility criteria in order to address a specific research question.