International Workshop on Statistical methods in Epidemiology (using R)

10-14 November 2010, Anand, Gujarat, India

Aims of the workshop

  • To introduce participants to statistical designs and models used in epidemiology, their use in practice and their interpretation
  • To demonstrate the use of R for carrying out statistical analysis of epidemiological data

Content

  • Concepts of interest in Epidemiology
  • Introduction to epidemiological designs
  • Analysis of binary, event follow-up and longitudinal data
  • Logistic regression for cohort and case-control data
  • Poisson regression
  • Sample size consideration in Epidemiology with emphasis on simulation-based approach
  • Statistical computation using R

Faculty

  • Kari Auranen, PhD (Biometry)
    • Senior scientist, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland
    • Adjunct Professor of Biometry, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Jukka Jokinen, PhD (Biometry)
    • Head of the Vaccines Research Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland
  • Sangita Kulathinal, PhD (Statistics)
    • Senior scientist, The Indic Society for Education and Development (INSEED), Nashik
    • Adjunct Professor of Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    • Adjunct Professor of Biometry, University of Tampere, Finland
    • Adjunct faculty, Department of Statistics, Manipal University, India
  • Bijoy Joseph, PhD (Geology) (Course co-ordinator)
    • Senior researcher, The Indic Society for Education and Development (INSEED), Nashik
    • Adjunct faculty, Department of Statistics, Manipal University, India

Host institute

Central Research Services,
Charutar Arogya Mandal,
Anand, Gujarat
http://charutarhealth.org/

Organisers

The Indic Society for Education and Development (INSEED)
1, Swami Enterprises Complex,
Tigrania road, Tapovan Bridge,
Nashik - 422 011, Maharashtra, INDIA.
http://www.inseed.org/

Central Research Services
Charutar Arogya Mandal,
Anand, Gujarat
http://charutarhealth.org/

Department of Statistics
Sardar Patel University,
Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat
http://www.spuvvn.edu/pgd/statistics/index.html

Updated: 2010.11.20
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