An Introduction to Epidemiology: Key Measures and Study Designs

Apr 25, 2024 12:00 PM

Workshop Speaker: Dr. Bover Manderski
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health and the Rutgers Institute for Nicotine and Tobacco Studies. Her research focuses on the epidemiology of tobacco and nicotine product use, survey methodology with emphasis on measurement of risk behaviors, and the impact of misclassification on estimates of tobacco use and related health effects. She has been teaching epidemiology methods courses for more than a decade and was awarded the Excellence in Teaching award by the New Jersey Health Foundation in 2022.

This workshop will provide an overview of epidemiology methods, including commonly used measures and study designs. Workshop Objectives: • Define Epidemiology • Understand key outcome measures used in epidemiology • Understand key measures of association used in epidemiology • Describe key methods, strengths, and limitations of common study designs used in epidemiology

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