Competency: Epi Methods

Epidemiology in Different Sectors: A Roundtable for Early-Career Professionals – 5/31/2019

Watch Video Speakers: Erin K. Dursa, PhD, MPH, Senior epidemiologist, Department of Veterans Affairs Aimee Near, MPH, Principal, Real-World Evidence Solutions, IQVIA Linda Schieb, MSPH, Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Amber Detty, MA, Program Manager, Population Health Analytics, Southeastern Health Partners Elizabeth (Betsy) MacLean, PharmD, PhD, Senior Director, US Medical Affairs, Pfizer Inc Objectives: Discuss …

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What’s Trending: Analyzing Surveillance Data Over Time – 10/31/2019

Watch Video Speakers: Jared Parrish, PhD, is a Senior Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist at the Alaska Division of Public Health. Objectives: This presentation will start with a description of the more common analytic methods, highlighting pros and cons of each, and conclude with a discussion on shifting from simply significance testing, to identifying and …

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Use of Case-Case Comparisons in Public Health – 1/16/2020

Watch Video Speakers: Jo Taylor, PhD, is a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service fellow based at the Minnesota Department of Health. Objectives: About the presentation: Case-case comparison can be a useful tool in public health, especially for hypothesis generation to identify novel risk factors for a poorly understood disease, or when resources are limited to recruit …

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How to Write a Successful Abstract for a Public Health Conference – 11/2/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Cherie L. Drenzek, DVM, MS, the State Epidemiologist and Director of Epidemiology at the Georgia Department of Public Health Objectives: After the webinar, participants will be able to: Understand the purpose/importance of an abstract for a public health conference  Describe the structure of a scientific abstract and the steps in writing one; Discuss “tricks …

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Prescription Drug Cost Drivers in WA State, 2014-2017: A step-by-step approach to pharmacy claims data – 11/8/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Dennis McDermot, PhD, is a Senior Forecast Analyst with Division of Forecasting and Research at the Washington State Office of Financial Management. Objectives: After the webinar, participants will be able to: Understand how to define a drug family. Learn how to calculate and present drug pricing information. Describe caveats related to understanding …

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GIS and Spatial Analysis: Project Work related to the Opioid Epidemic – 3/19/2019

Watch Video Speakers: Erin Jacque, GISP, MPS is a GIS and Spatial Analysis Research Assistant at Tufts University School of Medicine in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Objectives: After the webinar, participants will be able to: Discuss data sets that may be useful in assessing access or burden related to the opioid …

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Introduction to The Community Guide – 4/15/2019

Watch Video Speakers: Yinan Peng, PhD, MPH, Service Fellow with The Community Guide Branch and Krista Hopkins Cole, MPH, Health Communications Specialist with The Community Guide Branch from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention Objectives: Describe the Community Preventive Services Task Force and its process for issuing findings and engaging Liaison agencies and organizations …

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