We had a great time hosting everyone on the Boston University School of Public Health campus for our second annual Summer Institute! Once again, our participants brought valuable perspective and experience to our programs, all while learning and engaging with other professionals in the field.
Join us in June of 2019 for the next Summer Institute!
Epidemiology research can produce a lot of data— how that data is analyzed can be the key to creating impactful health interventions.
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.
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®.
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.
Learn how to successfully plan an intervention that is theory-driven, evidence-based, feasible, and evaluable.
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.
Explore the art and science of developing compelling data visualizations and how to apply best practices in your own presentations, reports, and more.
How do organizations make great decisions? The SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis is a tried and true tool used in strategy development to help organizations facing strategic challenges.
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.
Would you like to make your public health writing more appealing to a general audience of interested but non-expert readers? OR Have you been trying to write the same journal article for the last year or longer but somehow never find the time or the resolve to sit down in a quiet place to do it?
If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, consider joining this two-week deliberate practice writing workshop for public health professionals.
Examine the role of administrative agencies in the public health context and evaluate strategies for keeping up with the health care industry's fast-changing regulatory landscape.
Learn how to develop and implement a communications strategy that effectively supports a public health intervention.
Anticipated topics include: strategic management skills, developing your leadership strengths, managing conflict, and communication for impact.
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.