CDC and Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health will co-sponsor a course, "Epidemiology in Action," during November 8-19, 1999, in Atlanta. The course is designed for state and local public health professionals.
The course emphasizes the practical application of epidemiology to public health problems and will consist of lectures, workshops, classroom exercises (including actual epidemiologic problems), and roundtable discussions. Topics covered include descriptive epidemiology and biostatistics, analytic epidemiology, epidemic investigations, public health surveillance, surveys and sampling, Epi Info software training, and discussions of selected prevalent diseases. There is a tuition charge.
Deadline for application is October 8, 1999. Additional information and applications are available from Emory University, International Health, Dept. (PIA), 1518 Clifton Rd., N.E., Room 742, Atlanta, GA 30322; telephone (404) 727-3485; fax (404) 727-4590; or on the World-Wide Web, http://www.sph.emory.edu/EPICOURSES/; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Epidemiology in Action. JAMA. 1999;282(13):1222. doi:10.1001/jama.282.13.1222-JWR1006-5-1