"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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Philippe Vanhems

Philippe Vanhems graduated as Medical Doctor from Nancy Medical School in 1992. He accomplished his internship in Epidemiology and Public Health and integrated the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Geneva University Hospitals in 1988-1991. He received a grant from the National Swiss Research Foundation to complete his PhD training in Public Health at the…

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Jean-Claude Mbanya

Jean-Claude Mbanya is Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Director Biotechnology Center and Coordinator Doctoral School of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1 and Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology & Diabetes, at the University of Technology, He is also Consultant Physician…

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Alina Macacu

Alina Macacu was born in Bucharest, Romania. She graduated in 2010 from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) in Lyon, France, with an engineer’s degree and an MSc in Bioinformatics and Modelling. In 2014, she obtained a PhD in Models, Methods and Algorithms in Biology, Health and Environment from the Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble,…

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Master’s programme in Global Public Health

The University of Strathclyde Institute for Global Public Health at iPRI is pleased to launch the Master’s Programme in Global Public Health for the September 2015 entry. The Master’s Programme is a unique, high-level programme that merges the strengths of both institutions. The course was designed in response to the international need to improve global Public Health and to…

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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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