Graduate School Course: Introduction to Epidemiology and Biostatistics

20.6. - 1.7.2016

moring: 8:45 - 12:15, afternoon: 13:15 - 16:45

Fakultätszimmer, Anatomy Building, Vetsuisse Faculty, University Bern

The graduate course will be taught by experienced lecturers form the veterinary public health institute Bern and the section of epidemiology in Zürich. The preliminary outline includes:

  • Introduction to epidemiology and statistics in R
  • confounding
  • regression analysis
  • diagnostic test evaluation
  • reporting guidleines
  • modelling of infectious diseases
  • questionnaire design and implementation
  • sample size and power calculation
  • critical paper review