PEER Liberia Project

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Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

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Family Medicine | Infectious Disease | International Public Health | Medical Education | Quantitative, Qualitative, Comparative, and Historical Methodologies


This presentation provides an overview of epidemiology and research methodologies, and addresses the following questions: What is epidemiology and translational research? What are standard study designs? How is data collected? How is data analyzed? When to seek IRB approval? How to find a research mentor? How is research funded? Ultimate goals: changes in health‐care practices and public health policies.


epidemiology, research methodologies, global health, study design

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PEER Liberia Research Training Workshop I


Presented at the PEER Liberia Research Training Workshop I, November 12-14, 2018, JFK Medical Center, Monrovia, Liberia.

Presentation initially created February 2015.



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