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From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
March 25, 2009

Notice to Readers: Epidemiology in Action Course

JAMA. 2009;301(12):1222. doi:10.1001/jama.2009.368

MMWR. 2009;58:145-146

CDC's Office of Workforce and Career Development and Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University will cosponsor the course, Epidemiology in Action, April 27–May 8, 2009, at the Emory University campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The course, which is designed for state and local public health professionals, emphasizes practical applications of epidemiology to public health problems and consists of lectures, workshops, classroom exercises (including actual epidemiologic problems), and roundtable discussions. Topics covered during the course include descriptive epidemiology and biostatistics, analytic epidemiology, epidemic investigations, public health surveillance, surveys and sampling, Epi Info training, and discussions of selected prevalent diseases.

Tuition is charged to attend the course. Additional information and applications are available at http://www.sph.emory.edu/epicourses; by mail (Emory University, Hubert Department of Global Health [Attn: Pia], 1518 Clifton Rd. NE, Rm. 746, Atlanta, GA 30322); telephone (404-727-3485); fax (404-727-4590); or e-mail (pvaleri@emory.edu).