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II. Summer School

We organized the second summer school on the topic of “Epidemiologic Methods”. (May 30-13, 2011)

 

Epidemiologic Methods
Principal Lecturers: Professor Dankmar Böhning (DB), Dr Fazil Baksh (FB) and Mr. James Gallagher (JG)
Organizers: Professor Fikret Ikiz, Dr Mehmet Orman, Dr Timur Köse


PROGRAM

Day 1: Monday, 30 May 2011

8.45 welcome and opening ceremony
9.00-10.30 
L1: Introduction to Epidemiology  and Study types: cross-sectional, cohort and longitudinal, case-control and retrospective, matched case control (DB)
L2: Measures of disease occurrence: prevalence, incidence, incidence density, morbidity and mortality (DB)
10.30-11.00  Break
11.00-11.45  
P1: Introduction to STATA for epidemiological applications (JG, DB)
11.45-12.30 
L3: Direct standardization with examples in STATA (DB)
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00 -15.00
L4: Indirect standardization with examples in STATA  (FB)
15.00-15.45
L5: Measures of effect: risk difference and relative risk difference with examples in STATA (FB)
15.45-16.15 Break
16.15-17.00
L6: Measures of effect: risk ratio and odds ratio with examples in STATA (FB)
17.00 End of Day 1 and Dinner

 

Day 2: Tuesday, 31 May 2011

9.00-10.30
L7: Confounding and effect modification: Mantel-Haenszel estimation, testing effect homogeneity  (DB)
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-11.45
P2: Case studies on confounding and MH estimation using STATA (DB)
11.45-12.30
L8: Modelling with covariates: Introduction to general regression (JG)
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.30
L9: Modelling with covariates: logistic regression (FB)
L10: Poisson regression (JG)
15.30-16.00 Break
16.00-17.00
P3: Modelling with covariates: Case studies and examples (DB,FB,JG)
17.00  Closing ceremony and Dinner

 

Tübitak

Our summer school is supported by TUBITAK.

 

Uytes

UYTES Program is provided by the State.