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Advances in Clinical Epidemiology [ESP77]
Monday to Friday (5 afternoons)
From 13:00 till 16:00
Prof. Albert Hofman
Introductory course in epidemiology.
- Clinical Epidemiology
- Clinical Research
Online, download instructions will be sent in August by e-mail.
Detailed information about this course:
Faculty: Prof. Albert Hofman, MD PhD
This course will discuss recent developments in epidemiologic methods for clinical research. It will review the various study designs and major issues in the validity of clinical epidemiologic studies. Advances in the design of clinical trials will be discussed. The application of novel causal inference methods and the use of instrumental variables will be addressed.
The course includes both didactic interactive lectures as well as discussions and workshops. The workshops will provide the opportunity to discuss, in greater depth, the principles covered in the lectures.
The purpose of this class is to discuss the principles and methods of epidemiology for quantitative clinical research, i.e. clinical epidemiology; to demonstrate their applicability in research in clinical medicine; and to demonstrate their relations with public health research.
Epidemiologists, clinicians interested in research, public health scientists with an interest in clinical medicine and practice.