Epidemiology Basics Course: Master Class with Guest Lecturers
November 13, 10-4:00pm
Kazakh Medical University, School of Public Health
Center of Innovation in PH Education and Research, Room #113, Auditorium Building.
Background: This master class is part of a multi-year collaboration between the US National Institutes of Health-funded New York State International Training and Research Program (NYS-ITRP) and the School of Public Health (SPH) at Kazakh National Medical University (KaNMU). This training is part of a series of education and training events designed to strengthen the capacity of the SPH to provide research training, with an emphasis on HIV-related research that addresses the HIV prevention and treatment needs for Kazakhstan. While this class has been developed for students in the epidemiology class, interested KNMU and other faculty are invited to attend.
Objectives: By the end of this course, participants should be able to:
- Cite definitions of the concept of confounding and its practical applications
- Describe the concept of effect measure modification and its practical applications
- Compare and contrast confounding and effect measure modification and its practical applications.
- Describe mixed-methods study design approaches
- Describe the value of mixed-methods research
- Cite the process of conducting mixed-methods research
- Describe how to compute the sample size required to estimate population parameters
- Describe how to calculate sample sizes in various study designs.
Recai Yucel, PhD, Chair and Professor of Biostatistics, Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, New York, USA
Elizabeth J. King, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education, Associate Director of Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA
Alyona Mazhnaya, MS, MPH, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland, NY
Location: Center of Innovation in PH Education and Research, Room #113, Auditorium Building.
Agenda: Wednesday 13 November
9:30-11:00 am “Introduction to confounding and effect measure modification concepts”
Presented by Alyona Mazhnaya, MS, MPH
11:00-12:30 pm “Sample size calculations”
Presented by Recai Yucel, PhD
12:30 – 13:30pm Lunch break
13:00-14:30 “Developing a mixed-methods research project: Example of a study on postpartum HIV treatment in Russia”
Presented by Elizabeth King, PhD
For all questions, contact Assem Imandossova
+7 701 345 4939. [email protected]