130. Methods in Epidemiology Research: Asking the Right Questions, Recognizing Valid Answers
Friday, October 6, 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: 16AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • identify the opportunities and challenges in using large data sets including claims data
  • describe the unique attributes of quasi-experimental study designs
  • discuss the role of mathematical modeling in the study of healthcare epidemiology

Target Audience: Academicians, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Hospital epidemiologists, Infection preventionists, Infectious diseases physicians, Investigators, Members-in-training, Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Researchers, Scientists

Tracks: Adult ID, Trainee, Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Investigative ID

Chairs:  Arjun Srinivasan, MD, FSHEA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, MSCE, FIDSA, FSHEA, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Moderators:  Aaron M. Milstone, MD, MHS, FIDSA, FSHEA, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and Marci Drees, MD, MS, Christiana Care Health System

10:30 AM
Big Data: Promise and Peril
Margaret Olsen, PhD, MPH
10:55 AM
11:45 AM

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.50 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-17-279-L01-P


A. Srinivasan, None

E. Lautenbach, Merck: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee
Nabriva: Scientific Advisor , Consulting fee

A. M. Milstone, None

M. Drees, None

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