|Title:||Announcing a Two-Day Course Sequence: Introduction to Bayesian Disease Mapping (IBDM) Advanced Bayesian Disease Mapping (ABDM)
|Description:||**Offering of both Introductory and Advanced BDM courses in MUSC, Charleston, SC, USA**
October 29th - 30th, and November 1st - 2nd 2012 Historic Charleston, South Carolina
These courses are designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the area of Bayesian disease mapping in applications to Public Health and Epidemiology: The IBDM course will run on October 29th - 30th and the ABDM course will run on November 1st - 2nd 2012. (There will also be a half day open revision tutorial Wednesday 31st in the PM.)
Both spatial and spatio-temporal analyses will be considered. Examples will range over childhood asthma data from Georgia, influenza in South Carolina, foot-and-mouth disease in the UK and Ohio respiratory cancer.
Professor Andrew B. Lawson (Division of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina) is a World Health Organization (WHO) advisor on Disease Mapping and organized with the WHO an International workshop on this topic which has led to an edited volume “Disease Mapping and Risk Assessment for Public Health”. He has published a number of books focused on disease mapping and spatial epidemiology. In particular, a new volume entitled *Bayesian Disease Mapping* will be a course text for the IBDM course.
Detailed information and registration form is available from
http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/dbe/BDM/bdmfiles/IBDM ABDM flier for OCTNOV2012F.pdf
|Web Reference:||http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/dbe/BDM/bdmfiles/IBDM ABDM flier for OCTNOV2012F.pdf|
|Contact Information:||Phone registration to: Division of Biostatistics & Epidemiology (843) 876-1578
Fax registration form to: Division of Biostatistics & Epidemiology (843) 792-6000
|Region:||North American Region|
|Location:||Charleston, South Carolina, USA|