Epidemiology Course on the Internet - New Lectures
We hope you had an excellent summer. The movement on the supercourse
has been very good this summer. Currently we have 45 lectures and 9
revised lectures up and running.
New lectures this month:
1. The Epidemiology of Human-Animal Interactions: Part II Health
Benefits to Humans
Professor Larry Glickman and Research Scientist and Computer Ana-
lyst Nita Glickman at the Purdue University School of Veterinary
Medicine in West Lafayetteis, USA, provide a lecture on the Epide-
mology of Human-Animal Interactions. This is a second lecture on
this topic by them.
2. Data Collection and Sampling
3. Descriptive Statistics
4. Commonly Used Statistical Tests
Dr. Maria Correa-Prisant, Dept. of Microbiology, Pathology, Para-
sitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State
University, USA provide three lectures on biostatistics. She has
put these lectures up on the Web at her University site for her
students as well.
5. Type 2 Diabetes in Japanese Americans
Prof. Wilfred Fujimoto, Department of Medicine, University of
Washington, Seattle, USA, one of the leaders in diabetes and
cardiovascular disease epidemology among Japanese American pro-
vides this lecture.
6. Epidemiology and Determinants of Type 2 Diabetes
7. Natural History and Determinants of Type 2 Diabetes
Dr. Peter Bennett, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research
Branch, NIDDK, NIH, USA, one of the leaders in dieabetes epidemio-
logy in the world provides the above two lectures;
The three diabetes lectures home pages were built by participants
at the Asia-Pacific Diabetes Epidemiology Training Course Ajuo
University - Suwon, Korea - July, 11-19, 1998. Drs. Randi Chen,
Sung-Chul Jung, Kazuhiko Ogawa, Ze Yang, Nelson Wat, Ahmed Yousry,
Kenichi Ogawa, and Eun-Ryoung Sa.
8. A Primer in Surveys - What you have to do, when, why.
Dr. Heberto Ghezzo, Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill Univer-
sity, Canada, who works as Biostatistician and Epidemiology in two
research centers provides this lecture.
Ron, Akira, & Deb
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