Wednesday, August 28

PUBLIC HEALTH IN ACTION

7-9 Math Review II Kresge G-1

9:30-12 Practicing Public Health – Cohorts B, D, F Kresge Cafeteria
Discuss salient issues in the field of public health with your peers and experts in the field. HSPH faculty and alumni will guide you through interactive discussion modules based on their work in teaching, research, practice, and field work to highlight fundamental concepts. Presenters: Barry Dorn, Miriam Aschkenazy and Bill Bean.

10-11.30 Case Method Workshop – Cohort A Kresge 502
Nancy Kane will lead this interactive seminar to familiarize students with the case method approach to reviewing complex problems/business concerns.
10-11.30 Case Method Workshop – Cohort C Kresge G-2
Laurie Pascal will lead this interactive seminar to familiarize students with the case method approach to reviewing complex problems/business concerns.
10-11.30 Case Method Workshop – Cohort E Kresge G-3
Ian Lapp will lead this interactive seminar to familiarize students with the case method approach to reviewing complex problems/business concerns.

12-1 LUNCH

12-1 Meeting for New Doctoral Students Kresge G-1
Joann Wilson-Singleton, Registrar will provide important information regarding doctoral programs at HSPH and outline the timetable to which doctoral students must adhere.

1-3.30 Practicing Public Health – Cohorts A, C, E Kresge Cafeteria

1-2.30 Case Method Workshop – Cohort B Kresge 502
Nancy Kane will lead this interactive seminar to familiarize students with the case method approach to reviewing complex problems/business concerns.

1-2.30 Case Method Workshop – Cohort D Kresge G-2
Laurie Pascal will lead this interactive seminar to familiarize students with the case method approach to reviewing complex problems/business concerns.

1-2.30 Case Method Workshop – Cohort F Kresge G-3
Ian Lapp will lead this interactive seminar to familiarize students with the case method approach to reviewing complex problems/business concerns.

3.30-4.30 Introduction to Accounting Kresge 502
This is an introduction to the basics of accounting which will be explored further in HPM 219. It is not required, but may be helpful for those with no accounting background.

3.30-4.30 Information Session: Student Computing & Access 3 Kresge LL-6
Hands-on introduction to student computing at HSPH. Topics include: logging in, saving and printing your work, software overview, course websites, myHsph, email, and how to get help with statistical computing.

3.30-4.30 Information Session: STATA 3 Kresge 213
STATA is the primary statistical software package used in the introductory Biostatistics courses (BIO200 and BIO201), and is used in some other courses at HSPH as well. The session instructor will cover the same STATA topics covered in the on-line tutorial. Students comfortable with the on-line tutorial do not need to attend the review session.

http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/biostats/courses/STATA/stata_tutorial.html

3.30-4.30 Information Session: A Practical Guide to Countway Digital Library 3 FXB G-12
The Countway Library provides access to the Harvard Libraries’ Catalog (HOLLIS), online databases, electronic journals and books, and a variety of services via their web site. Learn how to take advantage of these resources in this introductory session. Special brown bag lunch seminars and our consultation service will also be discussed.