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Surveillance in Public Health Training


This course is cosponsored by CDC (Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services) and Emory University (Rollins School of Public Health). Classes will be taught by CDC and Emory field experts.

May 18 – 22, 2020
(deadline April 18, 2020 or later with available seating)

$850 (4.5 days training)

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Course Covers:

  • History of Public Health Surveillance (PHS)
  • Overview of PHS
  • Considerations in planning PHS
  • Sources and collection of data for PHS
  • Data science and its role in PHS
  • Analysis and Interpretation of PHS data
  • Communicating PHS data
  • Ethics and legal issues in PHS
  • State and Local issues in PHS
  • The Emerging Role of Artificial Intelligence in PHS
  • Evaluating PHS data/systems

Special topics in Public Health Surveillance (PHS):

  • Foodborne/Molecular surveillance
  • Cancer surveillance
  • Syndromic surveillance
  • HIV/AIDS surveillance

Hands-on table top PHS case study exercises:

  • Epidemiologic response to Hurricane
  • NY City Surveillance
  • Development of Surveillance Systems