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Notice to Readers: Epidemiology in Action: Intermediate Methods

CDC and Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health will co-sponsor a course, Epidemiology in Action: Intermediate Methods, February 27--March 3, 2006, at Emory University. The course is designed for practicing public health professionals who have had training and experience in basic applied epidemiology and desire training in additional quantitative skills related to analysis and interpretation of epidemiologic data.

The course includes a review of the fundamentals of descriptive epidemiology and biostatistics, measures of association, normal and binomial distributions, confounding, statistical tests, stratification, logistic regression, models, and computers as used in epidemiology.

Prerequisite is an introductory course in epidemiology, such as Epidemiology in Action, the International Course in Applied Epidemiology, or any other introductory class. Tuition is charged. Application deadline is January 27, 2006.

Additional information and applications are available from Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Global Health Dept (Pia), 1518 Clifton Rd. NE, Rm. 746, Atlanta, GA 30322; by telephone, 404-727-3845; by fax, 404-727-4590; online at; or by e-mail,

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Date last reviewed: 12/7/2005


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