This Summer School is organized by Pettenkofer School of Public Health at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich. It is ideal for:
- Researchers planning to undertake systematic reviews of public health interventions or working on other aspects of evidence-based public health;
- Mid-career professionals working in public health institutions; and.
- Students undertaking a Masters or PhD in Public Health or Epidemiology and wishing to embark on a career in evidence-based public health.
The objectives of the Summer School are:
- To learn about the principles of the evolving field of evidence-based public health through the use of worked examples.
- To embrace different concepts of “complex interventions” and understand how these can affect evaluation approaches.
- To understand the process, conduct and dissemination of systematic reviews in public health, focusing on quantitative reviews but being aware of qualitative/mixed-method reviews.
- To get to know the GRADE approach as a means of assessing the quality of a body of evidence.
- To appreciate challenges of and different approaches to translating evidence into public health into policy and practice.
Course fee: 750 EUR
Contact and info:
Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology
University of Munich
Tel: +49 (0)89 2180 7212 9