Winter Institute

January 6-10, 2020

The PHX Winter 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.


Engage and Inspire Your Audience with Story Maps - Online

Live Online 8 Hours January 6, 2020 $495
Taught By
T. Scott Troppy, MPH, PMP, CIC, Surveillance Epidemiologist

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.

Essentials of Biostatistics with SAS JMP®

Online Begins January 6, 2020 $1300
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®.

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with ArcMAP - Online

Live Online 8 Hours January 7, 2020 $495
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 GIS software such as ESRI ArcGIS.

Webinar - "Ride-Sharing Science": Using Public Health for Change

Online January 9, 2020 Free
Taught By
Erica Walker, MSc, ScD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Environmental Health, BUSPH

Drawing on her experience as a researcher in the Community Noise Lab at BUSPH, Erica Walker will discuss how adopting a "ride-sharing science" approach as academic researchers can lead us to more meaningful and public-facing research.