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 2-13, 1998. The course emphasizes the practical application of epidemiology to public health problems and comprises lectures, workshops, classroom exercises (including actual epidemiologic problems), roundtable discussions, and computer labs. Topics covered include descriptive epidemiology and biostatistics, analytic epidemiology, epidemic investigations, public health surveillance, surveys and sampling, computers and Epi Info software, and discussions of selected prevalent diseases. There is a tuition charge. Applications must be received by September 11, 1998. 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; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Epidemiology in Action Course. JAMA. 1998;279(21):1687. doi:10.1001/jama.279.21.1687-JWR0603-3-1