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"
Community engagement in research provides an opportunity for greater trust and respect to be built between academic researchers and communities and, ultimately, improved community health. Therefore, this course was designed for both researchers and community members in mind. The purpose of this online course is two-fold: to build the skills of researchers to develop trusting … Continue reading "Community-Engaged Research Online Course"
Application deadline: February 15, 2023 Course dates: July 7, 2023 – July 30, 2023 Open to: 30 participants from universities across the world. About the Course The François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Refugee and Migration Studies Hub at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens … Continue reading "Registration Deadline: Intensive Summer Course on Migration and Refugee Studies in Greece"
Department of Epidemiology Seminar Speaker: Ran Balicer Chief Innovation Officer, Clalit Health Services & Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute Abstract: Israel relied heavily on real-world data in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic challenges. These include, among others: Early pandemic response guided by predictive modeling, the world’s fastest vaccination campaign driven by active digital outreach, a continuous … Continue reading "Responding to Public Health Emergencies with Data-Driven Innovation: The Israeli Experience"
Are you potentially interested in, looking for, or entering into practicums related to humanitarianism? Come to hear and learn from other Harvard students who have completed practicums or theses related to humanitarian health and action. You'll hear directly from them about how they found their opportunities, what they accomplished, what they learned, and what advice they … Continue reading "Humanitarian Practicum Panel"
Dr. Schneider, PhD, the Malcom Wiener Professor of Social Policy, Professor of Sociology, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss work scheduling practices in the service sector and describe the effects of exposure to precarious scheduling on worker health and wellbeing. His presentation will also cover the contributions of labor standards to work scheduling instability and research … Continue reading "Routine Uncertainty in the Service Sector"
Tien Peng, MD, Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy & Sleep, UCSF While resident tissue stem cells play an important role in the regenerative process, they are located within a … Continue reading "MIPS Seminar: Stem cell niche interactions at the barrier"
Within a relatively short time span, social media have transformed the way humans interact, leading many to wonder what, if any, implications this interactive revolution has had for people's emotional … Continue reading "Social Media and Well-Being: Pitfalls, Progress, and Next Steps"
Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series Speaker: Beate Ritz, MD, PhD Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles Abstract: This talk will present an overview over challenges and opportunities faced in epidemiologic studies of chronic diseases that require long-term environmental exposures assessment. To illustrate … Continue reading "GIS-based Pesticide Exposures, Biologic Signatures, and Parkinson’s Disease in California"
About South Asia, home to two billion people, has experienced devastating extreme weather events in the past decade – even more so than it has historically. Heatwaves, floods, and cyclones … Continue reading "Data in Crises: Discussions on Climate Migration Driven by Disasters"