Course Materials for Epi Info and OpenEpi

  • Epi Info Course I-- A 15-hour introduction to public health informatics with Epi Info and OpenEpi, concentrating on epidemiologic investigation and ad hoc analysis
    • Bioterrorism investigation of Anthrax in New York City with "data" from 600 cases and controls, questionnaire design, data entry, validation, merging of data from multiple stations, and a dynamic tutorial on making menus. 
    • Investigation of postoperative surgical wound infections in a hospital
    • Analysis of mortality data from a developing country
    • Making graphs, maps, and tables from surveillance data
  • EpiInfoCourse II -- An intermediate to advanced course focused on problem solving in a community health department or clinic.
    • Nine data managment problems to illustrate importing data, virus protection, backup, sending confidential files, and merging data from several sources.
    • Stratified analysis, logistic regression, and survival analysis.
    • HIV results in mothers and children demonstrates relational file handling and analysis, including the SUMMARIZE command.
    • Making a menu for data entry and analysis
    • Additional GIS exercises using more than one variable or category and editing of shape files
  • An instructor's or self-instruction manual and necessary data files are included in each zip file

Andrew G. Dean, MD, MPH
Miami, Florida
Phone 1-305 921 9252 ;