Competency: Epi Methods

Skill Refresher on the Calculation of Tests of Trends in Proportions and Rates for Public Health – 3/29/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Michael Samuel, DrPH, a Data Scientist/Senior Epidemiologist with the California Department of Public Health Objectives: After the webinar, participants will be able to: State why trends in proportions are important Calculate trend-related measures using free web applications Calculate trend-related measures using R, that can be expanded for other “real world” production project …

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Matching your public health analytic needs with practical solutions – 4/19/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Teresa Hamby, MSPH, Analyst at the New Jersey Department of Health Howard Burkom, PhD from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Objectives: After the webinar, the participants will be able to: Describe the scope and focus of past analytical use cases Assess epidemiological needs to frame as use cases for collaborative development …

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Skill Refresher: How to Calculate Rates and Proportions – 9/28/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Michael Samuel, DrPH, a Data Scientist/ Senior Epidemiologist with the California Department of Public Health Objectives: Calculation and comparison of rates and proportions are basic skills for epidemiologists. We’ve all done so, at least in grad school, but may be rusty around the edges.  This basic webinar will review the fundamental concept …

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About Syndromic Surveillance: Systems and Uses – 11/16/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Robert Mathes, MPH, Director of the Syndromic Surveillance Unit at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Objectives:After the webinar, participants will be able to: Describe the functionality of syndromic surveillance for public health action Identify the required data sources, uses and user needs (training, staff level, software) for …

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CASPER: What is it and how can it be modified? – 1/18/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Amy Helene Schnall, MPH, Disaster Epidemiologist, CDC Svetlana Smorodinsky, MPH, Epidemiologist, California Department of Public Health Laura Fox, MPH, CPH, Epidemiologist, Austin Public Health Objectives: After the webinar, participants will be able to: Explain the purpose of CASPER for surveillance Describe how CASPER method has been used for preparedness and response List …

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Applied Epidemiology Scientific Writing Trends, Needs, and Recommendations, 2014 – 5/20/2015

Watch Video Speakers: Jessica Pittman, MPH, CHES, Associate Research Analyst, CSTE Jessica Wurster, MPH, Associate Research Analyst, CSTE Many Stahre, PhD, MPH, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Supervisor, Washington State Department of Health Objectives: The CSTE Scientific Writing Workgroup as part of the Epidemiology Methods subcommittee led the efforts to better understand the scientific writing capacity of …

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Facilitating Epidemiology Best Practices and Collaboration across State Health Department Programs – 12/4/2014

Watch Video Speakers: Angela Rohan, PhD, CDC Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Assignee to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health & Ousmane Diallo, MD, MPH, Chief Epidemiologist, Office of Health Informatics, Wisconsin Division of Public Health Objectives: Many state health departments have epidemiology staff embedded within topical program areas. Although this organizational structure provides strong …

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Social Determinants of Low Birth Weight: Lessons Learned in Spatial Analysis of Sub-County Health Outcomes – 3/12/2015

Watch Video Speakers: Thomas Talbot, MSPH, Chief, Environmental Health Surveillance Section, New York State Department of Health; and Tabassum Insaf, MBBS, MPH, PhD, Research Scientist, New York State Department of Health Objectives: With the increasing availability of spatial analyses tools and small area health data, public health departments can now link socio-demographic and health data …

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