The Sparkman Summer Institute Course
THE UAB SPARKMAN CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE
The 10th Annual
International Public Health Summer Institute
July 5 – 30, 2010
For public health practitioners, academicians and students from around the world who are:
The Summer Institute was a very well-organized training course. I not only learned advanced knowledge from the U.S. professionals but also had opportunity to share experiences with participants from countries with similar limited-resource backgrounds.”
– Dr. Xiao Yan, Scientist, Chinese Centers for Disease Control, China
The International Public Health Summer Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) offers an intensive training opportunity designed for upgrading the skills of health professionals around the world. The 2010 program will include:
- Public Health Leadership and Management
- Program Monitoring and Evaluation
- Health Policy
- Applied Epidemiology for Health Professionals
- Hot Topics in Global Health
- Scientific Writing Seminar
- Data Analysis Workshop
- Global Health Case Challenge Workshop
The 3-week intensive course will consist of didactic lectures, interactive exercises, and hands-on applications for public health professionals who wish to enhance their ability to provide public health leadership in resource-constrained settings.
An optional 4th week allows participants to engage in one of four options: (1) an intensive scientific writing seminar designed to enhance proficiency in writing for peer-reviewed scientific journals; (2) a data analysis workshop designed for participants who would like extended exposure to basic data analysis using Epi-Info and related statistical software packages; (3) an interactive case challenge workshop in which participants will be presented a complex global health issue and be asked to apply their skills to formulate analysis and recommendations to a group; or (4) an opportunity to work individually with UAB faculty on a mutually-agreed-upon project.
The UAB Summer Institute brings together over 30 distinguished faculty from UAB and elsewhere to share their expertise and experience as leaders in public health research and practice. There is also a rich diversity among Institute participants, whose expertise and experience create a unique opportunity for enrichment and knowledge.
To print a copy of the Summer Institute 2010 Brochure, click here.
For more information about the Summer Institute at UAB, please contact:
Heather White, MPH
UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health
1530 3rd Avenue South
RPHB 437, Birmingham, Alabama, 35294-0022