Epi Journal Clubs

In journal clubs, students develop critical evaluation and discussion skills as they become familiar with public health and epidemiologic literature.

For a description as well as contact info on each journal club, please click on the “+” sign near each heading to expand the entry. Please contact the individuals indicated below for additional information on a specific journal club.

Specific meeting dates, time, and locations can be found on the calendar located on the right-hand side of this page.

Note: Due to the University’s recent transition to online classes for the remainder of the spring 2020 term , many Journal Clubs are now meeting remotely. For additional information on how to remotely attend one of the Department of Epidemiology Journal clubs, please reach out to one of the contacts indicated below.

Upcoming EPI Journal Club Meetings

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Recent EPI Journal Club Meetings

Epidemiology Journal Club

Epidemiological Methods Journal Club

Friday 3/30 2:00PM - 4:00PM
A521 Public Health

Paper: Cole et al., (2012): Bayesian Posterior Distributions Without Markov Chains

Contact: Dr. Ashley Naimi, Facilitator
Email: ashley.naimi@pitt.edu

Contact: Ya-Hui Yu, Journal Club Coordinator
Email: yay55@pitt.edu

This journal club covers a range of methodological topics relevant for practicing epidemiologists and applied biostatisticians. Topics covered include (but are not limited to) machine learning, causal inference, Bayes analyses, robust analysis, as well as basic inferential statistics.

Last Updated On Monday, March 12, 2018 by Weller, Alison N
Created On Thursday, March 8, 2018

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