Modeling Track Curriculum

Didactic Activities
  • Introduction to Decision Modeling, DARTH Working Group, University of Minnesota
  • Concepts in Cost-Effectiveness Estimates, Uncertainty, and Modeling: Applications to Analyzing Person-Level Cost-Effectiveness Data, Jeffery Hoch, University of California, Davis
  • Intermediate and Advanced Disease Transmission Modeling, Drake Lab, University of Georgia
  • Microsimulation
  • Various Software Trainings (R, Python, NetLogo, Matlab, TreeAge)
  • Seminars in Advanced Econometrics
  • Seminars in Modeling Methods
  • Data Visualization
  • Machine Learning in Public Health
  • Introduction to Program Project Management
Experiential Learning Activities
  • Work with research teams composed of supervisor, team leads, mentors, and colleagues.
  • Action Inquiry Group learning – Fellows dialogue with each other, reflecting on the learning and questions arising from their experiences.
  • HERG Seminar Series provides a forum for presentations and discussions by eminent scientists in the field, focusing on economics.
  • Modeling Seminar Series provides a forum for presentations and discussions by eminent scientists in the field, focusing on infectious disease modeling and analytics.
  • CDC Lectures provide a forum for CDC workforce to gain insight on public health issues affecting individuals within the United States and throughout the world.
  • National Scientific or Professional Conferences provide fellows will have the opportunity to attend, and even present at, a range of national scientific meetings or conferences.