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Notice to Readers: Introduction to Public Health Surveillance Course

CDC and the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University will cosponsor the course, Introduction to Public Health Surveillance, to be held May 19--23, 2008, at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. The course is designed for state and local public health professionals. Tuition is charged.

The course will provide practicing public health professionals with theoretical and practical knowledge to design, implement, and evaluate effective surveillance programs. Course topics include an overview and history of surveillance systems; planning considerations; sources and collection of data; analysis, interpretation, and communication of data; surveillance systems technology; ethics and legalities; state and local concerns; and future considerations.

Additional information and applications are available from Emory University by mail (Hubert Global Health Dept., 1518 Clifton Rd. NE, Rm. 746, Atlanta, GA 30322), by telephone (404-727-3485), by fax (404-727-4590), online (http://www.sph.emory.edu/epicourses), or by e-mail (pvaleri@sph.emory.edu).

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Date last reviewed: 4/9/2008

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