Week 2: General Modules

Summer Course 2019
32nd Residential Summer Course in Epidemiology

24 June – 28 June 2019

Week 2, Module 1
Epidemiological methods II:
Case control studies
Manolis Kogevinas, Neil Pearce, Milena Maule

  • Cohort studies
  • Construction of a questionnaire
  • Interaciton and effect modification
  • Meta-analysis
  • Modeling strategies
  • Molecular and genetic epidemiology
  • Causality
Week 2, Module 2
Statistical models in epidemiology II:
Analysis of cross-sectional and case-control studies

Elizabeth Williamson, Milena Maule, Aurelio Tobias

  • Logistic regression: adjusted models, effect modification, dose response, analysis of mached case control studies
  • Analysis of case control studies including matched case control studies
  • Confounding
  • Survival analysis
Week 2, Module 3
Data analysis exercises

Manolis Kogevinas, Elizabeth Williamson, Aurelio Tobias, Stefania Curti, Neil Pearce, Milena Maule

  • Statistical analysis of real data from a case-control study on bladder cancer using Stata
  • Analysis to evaluate confounding
  • Analysis to evaluate exposure-response
  • Analysis to evaluate effect modification including gene-environment interactions
  • Summarize and report main findings