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Epidemiology in Action Course

JAMA. 1997;278(7):542. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03550070034019.
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CDC AND Emory University will cosponsor an applied epidemiology course designed for practicing state and local health department professionals. This course, "Epidemiology in Action," will be held at CDC during November 10-21, 1997. The course emphasizes the practical application of epidemiology to public health problems and will consist of lectures, work-shops, classroom exercises (including actual epidemiologic problems), roundtable discussions, and a telephone survey. Topics covered include descriptive epidemiology and biostatistics, analytic epidemiology, epidemic investigations, public health surveillance, surveys and sampling, computers and Epi Info software training, and discussions of selected prevalent diseases. There is a tuition charge.

Deadline for application is September 15, 1997. Additional information and applications are available from Department PSB, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 7th floor, 1518 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta GA 30322; telephone (404) 727-3485; fax (404) 727-4590; email ogostan@sph.emory.edu.

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