Wednesday, August 24, 2011

[EQ] International Course on Epidemiological Methods. Lima, Peru - May 7-18, 2012

IEA 4th International Course on Epidemiological Methods

Lima Peru - May 7-18, 2011

Hosted by Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia


Application Deadline: November 1, 2011




The IEA is offering an intermediate level residential course on  epidemiological methods, which will include lectures, computer-based analyses, exercises, discussion sessions, and practical experience in the design of a research proposal. The course will be of interest to epidemiologists, public health professionals, statisticians, and clinicians.


In addition to epidemiological study design and analyses, special one-day modules will cover social epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, causal inference, meta-analyses and how to write and publish scientific articles.


The course directors are Cesar Victora (Brazil),  Neil Pearce (UK), Luis Huicho (Peru) and Jaime Miranda (Peru).
The faculty also includes Patricia Buffler (USA), George Davey-Smith (UK), Bianca de Stavola (UK), Shah Ebrahim (India), and Matthias Egger (Switzerland).

Overview of the Course

• Descriptive epidemiology

• Study design options (cohort, case-control, cross-sectional, intervention studies)

• Study design issues (confounding, selection bias, information bias, effect modification)

• Data analysis (stratified analysis, multivariable analysis)

• Systematic reviews and meta-analyses

• Social epidemiology

• Genetic epidemiology

• Causal inference

• Writing and publishing epidemiological research (conducted by the editorial team of the International Journal of Epidemiology

Planning Secretariat:

Ms. Carole Laflamme

607 Notre-Dame Saint-Lambert, QC J4P 2K8 Canada


Phone: +1-450-550-3488 ext. 114 Fax: +1-514-227-5083

The working language of the course will be English, and participants will be expected to have sufficient knowledge of spoken and written English
to participate actively in discussions



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