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Public Health: Epidemiology

Sources for all disciplines charged with ensuring the health of whole populations.

Epi Journal Club

Statistical tools

The Health Science Center Library loaded SAS and SPSS software on some computers for your use. Ask at the 1st floor Information desk which computers. Please note that we don't offer instruction or troubleshooting--just the software. You should also have access thru Student Apps . A few other sources:

Sample Size Shop - calculator for determining sample size

Brett Keller - "Hunger Games Survival Analysis" - recommended by a UF PhD student in Epidemiology.

Statwing - Program that analyzes data from your spreadsheets. Demo included. This version is supposedly compatible with all operating systems as long as they're sufficiently up-to-date.

Wolfram Alpha Statistics & Data Analysis  = descriptive stats, regression analysis, statistical distribution & probability.

 

Misc. Data Sources

AARP Public Policy Institute's State Data portal = on Americans over the age of 50. 

Epi online classes

Orientation slides

Epidemiology E-Books

Age-Period-Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data. Robert M. O'Brien. 2015.

Applications of Novel Analytical Methods in Epidemiology. Moh A. Alkhamis. Frontiers Media SA, 2018.

Basic Statistics and Epidemiology: A Practical Guide. Antony Stewart. 4th ed 2016, Taylor & Francis (Imprint CRC Press), 2018

Counterfactuals and Causal Inference: Methods and Principles for Social Research.Morgan. 2015.

Encyclopedia of Epidemiology. Sarah Boslaugh, Ed. Sage Publications, 2007.

Epidemiology: Beyond the Basics, 3 ed.Szklo. 2014.

Epidemiology 101. Robert H. Friis. Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2018.

Epidemiology and geography : principles, methods and tools of spatial analysis. Marc Souris. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019

Epidemiology for the Uninitiated, 4 ed. Coggon, Rose, Barker. 1997. (old but free!)

Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Traditional and Modern Epidemiology, 3 ed.Gerstman, 2013.

Genetic epidemiology : methods and protocols. Evangelos Evangelou, ed. Humana Press : Springer, 2018

Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors.Alan D. Lopez, Colin D. Mathers, Majid Ezzati, Dean T. Jamison, Christopher J. L. Murray, eds.  Washington (DC): IBRD/The World Bank and Oxford University Press; 2006 .

Health United States, 2007.  National Center for Health Statistics.

Improving Decision Support for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control: Aligning Models and Other Tools with Policymaker's Needs. David Manheim et al. Rand Corporation 2016 

Medical Epidemiology. 4e. Raymond S. Greenberg, Stephen R. Daniels, W. Dana Flanders, John William Eley, John R. Boring, III. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2001. 

Mendelian Randomization: Methods for Using Genetic Variants in Causal Estimation. Burgess, 2015.

Methods and Applications of Longitudinal Data Analysis. Liu, 2016.

Modeling to Inform Infectious Disease Control. Becker, 2015.

Modern Epidemiology. Kenneth Rothman. 2008.

Nonlinear  dynamic modeling of physiological systems. Vasilis Z. Marmarelis. Wiley 2004.

Practical psychiatric epidemiology.Jayati Das-Munshi, Tamsin Ford, Matthew Hotopf, Martin Prince, Robert Stewart, eds. Oxford University Press, 2020 

Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice: An Introduction to Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics. 3e. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2006. updated 2012.

Small Sample Size Solutions : A Guide for Applied Researchers and Practitioners.  Rens van de Schoot and Milica Miočević, eds.  Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.

Epi E-Journals

Weekly Epidemiological Record - World Health Organization

Adaptive Clinical Trial Design - series of 6 lectures by Vanderbilt University's Professor Yu Shyr and others, varying in length from 22-44 minutes.

Design and Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials - series of 7 lectures each on design and analysis and 4 on theory dated 2007-2016 by Dr. Vance Berger and others, varying in length between 20 minutes and 1 hr. 

Unequal Allocation in Clinical Trials- 24-minute Henry Stewart alk by Olga Kuznetsova of Merck & Co. Inc.

 

Disease Surveillance

Subject Guide

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