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Spring 2020

Conceptual Foundations of Epidemiologic Study Design and Analysis - Postponed

Course Postponed. Due to the current situation the course will be postponed to a later date. More information will come.


This course in epidemiologic methods aims to provide participants, particularly within the field of maternal and child health, with insight into advanced principles and techniques used to produce and interpret complex epidemiologic data. 

Course content
Public health and clinical research goals depend heavily on an understanding of epidemiologic research methodology.
This course in epidemiologic methods aims to provide participants with insight into the principles and techniques used to produce and interpret epidemiologic data.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to apply a range of epidemiologic concepts to their research; to assess the reliability of published results; and to interpret the results.
The course primarily targets PhD and Postdoc candidates but will also be a useful refresher for senior researchers.

Kenneth Rothman and Elizabeth E. Hatch

Reading list
Epidemiology: An Introduction, by KJ Rothman.
3-5 relevant journal articles will be circulated prior to the course.
Students are expected to have studied both book and articles prior to the course.

Part of training component
The course is part of training component in the PhD program at the Faculty of Medicine and recommended for candidates associated with CISMAC's graduate school.
The course qualify for 2 (reading and participation, no exam) or 5 ECTs (reading, participation and exam)

To be decided

Detalied program 
Will be released closer to course dates.

Note that there will be a maximum number of participants. If the course is overbooked, priority will be given to applicants who are affiliated with CISMACNorwegian Research School of Global Health and EPINOR