Employing techniques of spatial statistical analysis can provide important insights in research studies. In this webinar, Dr. Jaymie Meliker provides a historical perspective on GIS, spatial software tools, and spatial data; describes the importance of space-time data and software; argues why spatial statistical analysis is important; and explains examples of cluster analyses of early and late stage breast cancer, cancer clusters in case-control residential histories, and space-time exposure reconstruction over the life-course.
Learn how to complete the advanced program evaluation tasks. Using the CDC Program Evaluation Framework, learners will connect each step of the framework with a section of the evaluation plan.
W. Ian Lipkin, MD delivered an exciting lecture entitled “Adventures in Microbe Hunting” at Columbia University on October 10, 2012. Drawing on personal experiences in pathogen discovery, surveillance and outbreak response, Dr. Lipkin impressed the audience with his lecture on the science and methodology of identifying new pathogens, one of the fastest evolving areas in public health.
Part I: Climate Change, Extreme Weather, Natural Disaster, and Human Health Presenter: Shao Lin, MD, PhD, MPH Professor Research Director of Global Health Program University of Albany, New York School of Public Health Description: The first half of this webinar focuses on the specific health risks associated with extreme weather conditions. High temperatures and humidity…
Course Description: The purpose of this training is to inform public health professionals how to use data to shape needs assessments, develop public health programs, and provide a framework for program evaluation. In Part One of this series, learners will take advantage of readily available data sources to begin planning and implementing a successful health…
Course Description: The purpose of this training is to inform public health professionals how to use data to shape needs assessments, develop public health programs, and provide a framework for program evaluation. In Part Two of this series, learners will take advantage of readily available data sources to explore interventions and programs to address public…
Final training in the Program Evaluation training series. Learn about the standards and steps of a public health program evaluation.
(Launched: September 2011, Reviewed: August 2015*)
Focus groups are commonly used in the field of public health and are especially appropriate in pursuing “how” and “why” questions. Learn how to plan and moderate a focus group using specific skills, strategies, and techniques.
Second in the Program Evaluation training series. Learn about the components of a logic model and how to create your own. (Launched: August 2011, Reviewed: August 2015*)
The following course is designed to provide the learner with an introduction to the benefits of mixed methods, different mixed methods research designs, and methods of analyzing and integrating mixed methods data.
This module covers foundational information on qualitative research, how to design a rigorous qualitative study within the confines of limited time and resources, and the basic steps of the analysis process using ATLAS.ti.
Learners will explore the most common approaches to and data collection methods in qualitative research.
A focus group is a type of qualitative research technique used to gain information about a specific issue from a group of individuals who have some common interest or characteristic. Focus groups are commonly used in the field of public health and are especially appropriate in pursuing “how” and “why” questions. This webinar taught specific skills, strategies, and techniques a moderator should use to plan for and conduct a focus group.
The basics of the program development process, including problem identification, planning, implementation and evaluation. First in the Program Evaluation training series.
(Launched: April 2011, Reviewed: August 2015)
Presenter: Dr. Joe Smyser, PhD CEO of the Public Goods Projects Description: This webinar explores new ways to use public media data to solve large, complex public health issues like opioid abuse and mental health. Dr. Joe Smyser explains how the Public Good Projects uses data from Facebook, Google, and designated market areas (DMAs) to…
Presenter: Asante Shipp-Hilts, MPH Program Coordinator, Office of Public Health Practice New York State Department of Health Date: March 30, 2016 Description: This webinar outlines the New York Climate and Health Profile Report, compiled as part of the BRACE (Building Resistance Against Climate Effects) initiative. It describes the climate trends being observed in New York State and their…