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European Educational Programme in Epidemiology (EEPE) Registration Open 1st December 2015 Residential 3-week Summer Course in Epidemiology, 20 June – 8 July 2016, Florence, Italy

Pre-Course week, 13 – 17 June 2016 (can be attended independently from the 3-week residential course)

Contact: eepe@eepe.org and www.eepe.org

The course, now in its 29th year, is intended for epidemiologists, statisticians, clinicians and public health practitioners with an interest in epidemiology. The course offers in the first two weeks five general modules on epidemiological study design and statistical analysis of epidemiological data, and in the third week seven special modules on topics of current relevance for health and advanced methodological issues. The course is taught in English by lecturers mostly from European universities and research institutes and is held in residential form in the “Studium” centre on the hills of Florence.                Click here for PDF flier

 Pre-Course modules, 13 June – 17 June 2016

  • Introduction to Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology. Dave M. Evans, Gib Hemani.
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems) in Epidemiology. Danielle Vienneau, Kees de Hoogh. * (three days) 15th to 17th June

 Residential 3-week Summer Course in Epidemiology

 Week 1, 20 June – 24 June 2016

  • Epidemiological methods I: Basic principles and introduction to study design. Neil Pearce, Lorenzo Richiardi, Franco Merletti
  • Statistical methods in epidemiology I: Basic principles. Simon Cousens and Costanza Pizzi

 Week 2, 27 June – 1 July 2016

  • Epidemiological methods II: Case-control studies. Jørn Olsen, Manolis Kogevinas
  • Statistical methods in epidemiology II: Analysis of cross-sectional and case-control studies. Cono Ariti, Aurelio Tobias
  • Computer analysis of epidemiological data sets. Manolis Kogevinas, Stefano Mattioli, Aurelio Tobias, Stefania Curti, Chunsen Wu, Jørn Olsen

 Week 3, 4 July – 8 July 2016

  • Advanced statistical topics. Henrik Ravn, Corrado Lagazio and Michaela Baccini
  • Advanced topics in epidemiology. Jan Vandenbroucke, Olaf Dekkers, Irene Petersen
  • Environmental epidemiology. Josep M. Antó and Jordi Sunyer
  • Clinical Epidemiology. Patrick Bossuyt
  • Fertility and Pregnancy: an epidemiologic perspective. Debbie Lawlor
  • Concepts and methods in causal mediation analysis. Bianca DeStavola
  • From personalized to global public health. Nicole Probst-Hensch and Nino Künzli
  • Uncertainty, Risk Communication and Epidemiology. Annibale Biggeri, Silvio Funtowicz, Bruna de Marchi

 Evening Distinguished Lectures: Rodolfo Saracci, Jørn Olsen and Nino Künzli

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