The Boston University School of Public Health offers short, non-credit, immersive programs open to professionals, from across sectors, with all levels of public health knowledge. Join us on campus, and online, this June for one or more short programs, including:
June 11-13, 2018
An Introduction to Epidemiologic Data Analysis: Excel to SAS,
Gain the skills to dig deep into health data and understand its source, impact, and potential application for solving public health issues. Learn how to use software like Excel and SAS to perform basic epidemiologic analyses from start to finish. Through interactive sessions and exercises, participants will gain experience in data cleaning, generating descriptive measures, and calculating crude and adjusted measures of association. Analyses will be conducted through an epidemiologic lens paying particular attention to issues surrounding sources of data and methods of collection, study design, and biases. We will review options for presentation of data and discuss appropriate interpretation of results.