Programs

Research Methods

Gender-Based Violence: Research Methods and Analysis

On Campus 20 Hours June 17-19, 2019 Registration Closed
Taught By
Nafisa Halim, PhD, MA(s), Research Assistant Professor, Global Health, BUSPH

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.

Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials

On Campus 20 Hours June 10-12, 2019 Registration Closed
Taught By
Janice Weinberg, ScD, Professor of Biostatistics, BUSPH
Susan Fish, Pharm D, MPH, Professor of Biostatistics, BUSPH

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.

Overview of Current Practice in Health Economics & Outcomes Research

On Campus 10 Hours June 13-14, 2019 Registration Closed
Taught By
Gilbert J. L'Italien, PhD, Executive Director, Global Health Outcomes, Bristol-Myers Squibb

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.

Systematic Reviews for Public Health and Biomedical Research

On Campus 20 Hours June 10-12, 2019 Registration Closed
Taught By
Ludovic Trinquart, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, BUSPH
Michael P. LaValley, PhD, Professor, Biostatistics, BUSPH

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.

Meta-Analysis for Public Health and Biomedical Research Using R

On Campus 14 Hours June 13-14, 2019 Registration Closed
Taught By
Ludovic Trinquart, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, BUSPH
Michael P. LaValley, PhD, Professor, Biostatistics, BUSPH

Meta-Analysis is the gold standard statistical approach to combine the results of multiple studies and to examine sources of heterogeneity and potential biases.