Applied Biostatistics Certificate: Methods & Applications


This online course offers a comprehensive introduction to biostatistics in medical research. The course includes a review of the most common techniques in the field, as well as the manner in which these techniques are applied in standard statistical software. Weekly lectures are combined with learning assessments and practicum exercises to support and engage participants. … Continue reading "Applied Biostatistics Certificate: Methods & Applications"

Grant Funding for Researchers Certificate


The Grant Funding for Researchers Certificate combines five existing online grant writing courses, listed below. Throughout the program, participants will learn the skills needed to meet grant application requirements from diverse funding sources. The program runs September 14, 2022-June 7, 2023, and registration closes August 31, 2022. Topics include: Techniques to Writing a Competitive Grant … Continue reading "Grant Funding for Researchers Certificate"

Using the DMPTool to write a NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan


A 2-page Data Management Plan (DMP) is now required as part of the new NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy. The Plan will set you up for long-term research success. The DMPTool is web-based and provides basic templates that can help you construct data management plans. The DMPTool provides you with templates, funder mandates, institutional … Continue reading "Using the DMPTool to write a NIH Data Management and Sharing Plan"

Biological and Social Drivers of Cancer Inequities


The Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series Speaker: Timothy R. Rebbeck, PhD Vincent L. Gregory, Jr. Professor of Cancer Prevention Director, Zhu Family Center for Global Cancer Prevention Director, Center for Cancer Equity and Engagement Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health & Dana Farber Cancer Institute Abstract: Cancer risk and outcomes are driven by biological and … Continue reading "Biological and Social Drivers of Cancer Inequities"

When the Prisoners Ran Walpole: 50 Years Later

In Person

In the fall of 1972, the men incarcerated at the state prison in Walpole, Massachusetts organized themselves into a labor union—the National Prisoners Reform Association (NPRA). In March of 1973, when Walpole’s guards went on strike, the NPRA took over the prison and ran it peacefully for two months. Seizing on the opportunities provided by … Continue reading "When the Prisoners Ran Walpole: 50 Years Later"

CCDD ID Epi Seminar Series

Virtual In Person

Talk title: Infectious disease modeling to support rapid outbreak response: insights from academia and government. Presenter: Caitlin Rivers, Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Dr. Rivers is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the … Continue reading "CCDD ID Epi Seminar Series"

Leveraging Improvement Science for Program Implementation

Virtual In Person

Join the Department of Global Health and Population for our weekly Thursday Brown Bag Series. On March 23rd, Flora Nwagagbo will present, “Leveraging Improvement Science for Program Implementation”. Flora Nwagagbo is LEAD fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Drawing from lessons learned in the implementation of … Continue reading "Leveraging Improvement Science for Program Implementation"

Exec. Ed.: Management and Leadership Skills for EHS Professionals

Longwood Campus

March 27 – 30, 2023 Improving environmental health and safety performance within your organization requires an in-depth understanding of management principles and the leadership skills to drive change. You need to be able to build leadership buy-in for health, safety, and environmental initiatives, lead teams effectively, and create strategies for integrating EHS principles into the culture of … Continue reading "Exec. Ed.: Management and Leadership Skills for EHS Professionals"