III. Summer School

We organized the third summer school on the topic of “Epidemiologic Methods”. (June 4-6, 2012)


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



Professor Dankmar Böhning
School of Mathematics and Soton Statistic Sciences Research Institute, University of Southampton

Dr. Stefanie Biedermann
School of Mathematics, University of Southampton

Mr. James Gallagher
Statistical Services Center, University of Reading



Day 1: Monday, 4 June 2012

8.45 Welcome and opening ceremony
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
P1: Introduction to STATA for epidemiological applications (JG, DB, SB)
12.30-14.00 Lunch
14.00 -15.00
L3: Direct standardization with examples in STATA (DB)
15.00-15.30 Break
L4: Indirect standardization with examples in STATA  (DB)
17.00 End of Day 1 and Dinner

Day 2: Tuesday, 5 June 2012

L5: Measures of effect: risk difference and relative risk difference with examples in STATA (SB)
L6: Measures of effect: risk ratio and odds ratio with examples in STATA (SB)
10.30-11.00 Break
L7: Confounding and effect modification: Mantel-Haenszel estimation, testing effect homogeneity  (DB)
12.30-14.00 Lunch
P2: Case studies on confounding and MH estimation using STATA (DB)
15.00-15.30 Break
L8: Modelling with covariates: Introduction to general regression (JG)
P3: Case studies to general regression
17.00   End of Day 2 and Dinner

Day 3: Wednesday, 6 June 2012

L9: Modelling with covariates: logistic regression (SB)
P4: Case studies to logistic regression (SB,DB,JG)
10.30-11.00 Break
L10: Poisson regression (JG)
P5: Case studies to Poisson regression (JG,DB,SB)
12.30-14.00 Lunch
Case studies of participants and organizers
General discussion and feedback
16.00 -16.30   Closing ceremony and end of course



Our summer school is supported by TUBITAK.



UYTES Program is provided by the State.