From the International Medical Informatics Association

Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology: Italy, June 2012

The 2012 Edition of the Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology ( will be held on 03 – 23 June,  2012 at Castello Brandolini Colomban, Cison di Valmarino, Treviso, Italy

The School aims to provide introductory and advanced courses in medical statistics and epidemiology, and their application in etiology research and public health. The School is aimed at physicians, clinicians and public health professionals from public and private institutions who are looking for systematic training in the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics, or epidemiology applied to health care planning and evaluation. They will acquire familiarity with epidemiological and biostatistical principles and techniques and with the computational tools needed to solve practical problems.

Courses last a week (except for Stata courses, which last a day.) Students can attend for a day, one, two or three weeks. The faculty teaching the courses come from several US and European institutions, including several from the Harvard School of Public Health and Karolinska Institutet.

In addition, both introductory and more advanced one-day courses on Stata will be offered. All courses will be using Stata.

Funding is kindly provided by Bocconi University and ARCO. Limited student tuition scholarships are available; all queries should be addressed to the Summer School organisers, not to IMIA.

Please visit the course homepage for more information about the course: or send an email to

Enrollment application forms and other contact and query information is on the Summer School website at

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