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IEA International Course on Epidemiologic Methods 2009

Jaipur, India

This is an introductory level course, but the participants will gain the maximum benefit from the course if they already have some experience of epidemiology and have already completed some form of introductory course. It will include lectures, computer-based analyses (using the Stata package), exercises, discussion sessions, and practical experience in the design of a research proposal. The course will be of interest to epidemiologists, public health professionals, statisticians, and clinicians. The course is only available to members of the International Epidemiology Association; non-members will be required to join the IEA before commencing the course.


Professor Neil Pearce (New Zealand)
Professor Rodolfo Saracci (France)
Dr D Prabhakaran (India) 


Professor George Davey Smith (UK) 
Professor Shah Ebrahim (UK)
Professor Lorenzo Richiardi (Italy)
Dr Silvia Franceschi (France) 
Dr Rajeev Gupta (India)
Professor K. Srinath Reddy (India) 


Programme includes (may be subject to change):

  • Descriptive epidemiology 
  • Study design options (cohort, case-control, cross- sectional, intervention studies) 
  • Study design issues (confounding, selection bias, information bias, effect modification) 
  • Data analysis (stratified analysis, multivariable analysis) 
  • Writing and publishing epidemiological research (conducted with the editorial team of the International Journal of Epidemiology)

5 April - 17 April 2009


Deadline for applications now extended to 1 February 2009


Candidates are expected to find their own financial support for course fees (including accommodation, breakfast and lunch) of €550 for a single room or €350 for a shared twin room. Accommodation reservations will be arranged after candidate applications have been accepted.




Naomi Brewer/Hilary Nuttall 
Centre for Public Health Research 
Massey University Wellington Campus 
Private Box 756 
Wellington, New Zealand 
Fax: 00-64-4-3800-600