Introduction to epidemiologic study designs and risk of bias concepts
Date: Wed. Oct. 26, 2022, 1:00 - 4:00pm ET (Virtual Workshop)
George Wells, PhD - School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa; Director, Cardiovascular Research Methods Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Shannon Kelly, MSc, PhD (c) - School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa
Linda Greene-Finestone, PhD – Senior Epidemiologist and Nutrition Advisor, Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada
Speaker bios can be viewed HERE
Virtual Workshop Overview
Session 1 of the three-part workshop is optional. It is designed for individuals who need a formal presentation on the design and analysis of epidemiological studies. This will provide a basis for how bias can arise in these studies, which will be explored in greater detail in subsequent workshop sessions.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
- To understand the different epidemiological study designs used in nutrition research;
- To review the various measures of association related to epidemiological studies;
- To provide an overview on how bias can arise for each of the epidemiological study designs.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm. All times ET. VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
Types of Studies
*The topics covered will include the study design, effect estimates, advantages and disadvantages, and potential bias for each individual study design
NOTE: Registration fee includes all 3 workshop sessions; register once for admittance to the full series. Due to registration limits, this workshop opportunity will be offered to CNS members first.