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Basics of Epidemiology

This lecture gives you an overview and maybe a fresh-up about some basics of epidemiology.  

Topics

EPIDEMIOLOGY I

  • Introduction into epidemiological reasoning and tools
  • Key terms
  • Examples for epidemiological research studies (from  “Snow” to  NaKo)

EPIDEMIOLOGY II

  • Measures of disease occurrence
  • Measures of disease association

EPIDEMIOLOGY III

  • Key study designs – and when to use what

EPIDEMIOLOGY IV

  • Systematic and random error
  • Confounding
  • Bias
  • Effect Modification

Methodology:
Theoretical and practical input by the lecturer, examples, exercises, discussions.

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Susanne Singer, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics (IMBEI), University Medical Center Mainz

Target audience: TransMed's doctoral students, postdocs, and clinician scientists

Maximum number of participants: 20

Next workshop: TBA

Venue: to be announced.


Ansprechpartnerin:


Ivonne Dietzel
Program Coordinator
Bldg. 907, Room 01-212
University Medical Center
Langenbeckstr. 1
55131 Mainz

Tel. +49 6131 17-7631
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