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"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’

Dr Otis Brawley joins Johns Hopkins

Dr Otis Brawley, iPRI Senior Research Fellow, has taken up the position of Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. He leaves his position at the American Cancer Society where he was extremely influential in contributing to improving many aspects of oncological practice. Dr Brawley is a distinguished figure in many…

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Internships in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI; 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 is a Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute. He 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…

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Julian Little

Julian Little has been a Professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health (Director 2006-2016) at the University of Ottawa since 2004. He currently holds a Distinguished Research Chair in Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, is a Visiting Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (2017-2020) and is an IUSS-Ferrara 1391 Copernicus…

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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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