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IEA-AEA Western Pacific Regional Collaboration Award 2017

The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) – Western Pacific (W-P) Region and the Australasian Epidemiological Association (AEA), invite applications for the 2017 IEA—AEA Exchange Award.

The purpose of this Award is to share capacity and build collaborations between Australia/NZ and other countries in the region. Applications can be initiated by IEA or AEA members (including new […]

Call for nominations for IEA Councillors 2017-2020

The IEA is seeking nominations for IEA Council Membership for 2017-2020

Nominations are requested of the following positions:

President Elect Secretary Treasurer 7 Regional Councillors, respectively for the African Region; the Eastern Mediterranean Region; the European Region; the Latin American and Caribbean Region; the South East Asian Region; the North American Region; and the Western […]

Call for new Editor(s)-in-Chief, International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE)

The International Epidemiological Association (IEA) is seeking new Editor(s)-in-Chief for its influential flagship journal, the International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE). The IJE, owned by IEA, is published by Oxford University Press (OUP).

IJE is one of the most highly respected and cited journals in the field of epidemiology. Its Impact Factor increased from 4.5 in […]

Special Session: Epidemiology across the Americas: Bringing Together Latin American, Caribbean, and North American Epidemiologists – a panel discussion

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IEA blog – joint for N. American region & Latin American & Caribbean Region (11/16/15) — Nancy Krieger (N. American Region) — Rita Barata (Latin American & Caribbean Region)

We share here our brief reportback on a special session jointly organized by: (a) our two IEA regions (North American, and Latin American and the Caribbean), […]

2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas

Don’t miss this important information for the 2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas

Meeting registration and hotel accommodations are now live. You can access everything you need by clicking here

The abstract submission time is February 8, 2016 – March 7, 2016. View the call for abstracts here.

Award nominations are now open! The deadline […]

APHA 2015 Annual Meeting

The 2015 APHA Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, October 31 to November 4. The IEA/APHA joint session “Epidemiology across the Americas” will discuss how to connect the Americans epidemiologist. Nancy Krieger and Howell Sasser from USA are the moderators of this session and the speakers are: Rita Barradas Barata and Cesar Victora from […]

Pat Buffler, 1938-2013

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It is with profound sadness that we inform IEA members and the epidemiology community of the passing of one of the giants of our profession, Patricia Buffler. Her untimely death on Thursday, September 26, at the age of 75, stopped her career at a point when she was as active as ever. Pat was […]

Update on the IEA NA Region

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Dr. Ezra Susser, North America Regional Councilor, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA

A priority for this year has been to facilitate interaction among North and South American epidemiologists and public health professionals. This is a joint effort with Jaime Miranda, South American representative. Two initiatives illustrate some of what we have been doing. First, […]

Obituary: Lester Breslow, 1915-2012

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Public Health has lost a capable and effective champion and legend with the passing of Lester Breslow, M.D.,M.P.H. Sc.D. (hon). Professor Breslow, one of the founders of the International Epidemiological Association passed away April 9, 2012. He served as President of the association from 1968-71, as a member of council from 1957-71, as chairman of […]