Practical Pharmacoepidemiology short course @ LSHTM – open for applications!

02 Jul 2019

We are pleased to announce we are running our Practical Pharmacoepidemiology short course again this year, and we are currently open for applications.

Some details about this year’s course:

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Course name: Practical Pharmacoepidemiology

Venue: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Course dates: 16 – 19 September 2019

The course is designed for students with a basic grounding in epidemiological methods and concepts and/or some prior knowledge of pharmacoepidemiology. During this course students will:

  • Develop their knowledge of pharmacoepidemiological concepts and methods, with a particular focus on database studies.
  • Gain practical experience of testing study feasibility and performing analyses in STATA, using primary care data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) (prior experience of STATA not required).
  • Gain an understanding of biases and other sources of error that can occur in pharmacoepidemiology studies, and strategies to avoid them.

For further details and to apply please see here.

Anyone with questions about the course content/suitability can contact Christopher or Harriet at Christopher.Rentsch@lshtm.ac.uk or Harriet.Forbes@lshtm.ac.uk.

For registration or administrative enquiries please contact shortcourses@lshtm.ac.uk.