From the International Medical Informatics Association

Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology: Italy, June 2013

The 2013 Edition of the Summer School on Modern Methods in Biostatistics and Epidemiology ( will be held on June 9 to June 22, 2013 at Castello Brandolini Colomban, Cison di Valmarino – Treviso – Italy.

Deadline for early registration is 31 March, 2013.

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 one week (except for Stata courses, held on Sunday, which last one day). Students can attend for a day, one or two weeks. Both introductory and more advanced one-day courses on Stata will be offered. All courses offered during the regular course week will be using Stata. Teachers come from Harvard University and several European institutions, among whose Karolinska Institutet, Bocconi University and University of Milano-Bicocca. Funding is kindly provided by Bocconi University and Stata. 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 bioepiedu[at]

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

January 31, 2013 - Posted by | education, miscellany |

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