"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

Posts Tagged ‘epidemiology’

Internships in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI; www.i-pri.org) is an independent research institute with an outstanding faculty of demonstrated leadership in many fields of epidemiology, health technology assessment and disease prevention. iPRI has experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public…

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iPRI recrutes Epidemiologists, Biostatisticians and Statisticians

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) is a not-for-profit Research Institute which has major international programmes in a wide variety of disease areas in chronic and communicable disease. In chronic disease, iPRI has large programmes in several fields including oncology, diabetes, oral health, cardiovascular disease, Post-Conflict Public Health, nutrition, tobacco control and multiple sclerosis. iPRI…

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Alberto d’Onofrio

Research Director Alberto d’Onofrio was born in Naples, Italy, graduated in Electrical and Control Engineering at the University of Pisa, Italy and subsequently obtained a PhD in Medical Computer Sciences from the University of Rome-‘La Sapienza’, Italy. Alberto d’Onofrio’s main activities are on mathematical epidemiology of infectious diseases, epidemiology of cancer and cancer systems biomedicine.…

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Julian Little

Julian Little, PhD holds a Canada Research Chair in Human Genome Epidemiology, and is a Professor in (and Chair of) the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa. His PhD, from Aberdeen University, was on problems of ascertainment of congenital anomalies. Subsequently, he worked for the EUROCAT Central Registry in Brussels…

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Review of the first iPRI textbook

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

A review of the first “iPRI Scientific Publication”, Textbook on Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology on September 18th, 2012. Click here to read the review: Am J Epidemiol. 2012;176(7):656–657.

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2nd iPRI-University of Dundee Summer School successfully convened

Following the overwhelming success of the 2010 Summer School, health professionals from low- and middle-income countries joined faculty from the International Prevention Research Institute and the University of Dundee for the second Summer School in Epidemiology and Global Health, held over 27th June – 15th July, 2011. The three-week programme, taught on-campus in Dundee, provided…

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