Past SSPH+ PhD Courses 2017

2017
09 – 10 November 2017 Communication and Health in the 21st Century
(Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research / General Courses and Soft Skills)
PhD Program in Health Sciences, Lucerne
Prof. K. “Vish” Viswanath, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,
at University of Lucerne
07 – 10 November 2017 GIS for Public Health
(Epidemiology / General Courses and Soft Skills)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Dr. Danielle Vienneau,
Dr. Kees de Hoogh
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel
23 – 24 October 2017 Introduction to the Statistical Software Stata
(Epidemiology / General Courses and Soft Skills)
SSPH+ PhD Course

Dr. Adrian Spoerri
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern
09 – 11 October 2017 Multilevel Modeling: Analysis of Clustered Data 
(Epidemiology / Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Prof. Martin Röösli
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel
06 – 08 September 2017 Writing a Journal Article… and Getting it Published
(General Courses and Soft Skills)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Prof. Nicola Low,
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern
31 August – 02 September 2017 Strategic Project Management
(General Courses and Soft Skills)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Axel Hoffmann, PhD, Swiss TPH
Bernadette Peterhans, RN, MPH, Swiss TPH
31 August – 02 September 2017 Public Mental Health: Evaluations of Programs and Policies
(Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Martin Knapp, LSE, London
31 August – 02 September 2017 Multisectoral approaches for health: Implications for Policy and Practice
(Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research / Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Carmel Williams,  Government of South Australia
Dr. Eugenio Raul Villar Montesinos, WHO
31 August – 02 September 2017 mHealth: Mobile Communication for Behavior Change
(Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Suzanne Suggs, University of Lugano
28 August – 02 September 2017 eHealth: Information and Communication Technology in Health
(General Courses and Soft Skills)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Martin Raab / Gonçalo Castro, Swiss TPH, Basel
Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler, University of Geneva
28 August – 02 September 2017 Public Health and Health Service Approaches for non-communicable Diseases (NDC) Prevention and Control
(Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Kaspar Wyss, Swiss TPH, Basel
Pascal Bovet, University of Lausanne
28 August – 02 September 2017 Applied systems thinking for health systems managers and researchers
(Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Don de Savigny, Swiss TPH, Basel
Dr. Daniel Cobos, Swiss TPH, Basel
Dr Ligia Paina, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
28 August – 02 September 2017 Bridging the Gap between Evidence and Policy Making
(Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Andrew Street, University of York
28 August – 02 September 2017 Using Law and Policy Effectively in Public Health
(Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Dominique Sprumont, University of Neuchâtel
Prof. Scott Burris,  Temple University, USA Prof. Luisa Cabal,  UNAIDS, Columbia University, New York
Prof. David Clarke, WHO, New Zealand
28 August – 02 September 2017 Methodology and Practical Application of Health Technology Assessment and Economic Evaluation in Health Care
(Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Michael Drummond,
University of York, United Kingdom
Prof. Marco Barbieri, University of York, United Kingdom
Prof. Urs Brügger, ZHAW
28 August – 01 September 2017 Microeconomic Topics in Health Economics
Basel
Mathias Kifmann
28 – 30 August 2017 Health Financing Policies, Health System Performance and Obstacles to Universal Coverage
(Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Dr. Fabrizio Tediosi, Swiss TPH, Basel
Dr. David B Evans, Swiss TPH, Basel
Dr. Gabriela Flores, WHO
28 – 30 August 2017 The Facets of Public Health Leadership
(Health System Research / General Courses and Soft Skills)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Katarzyna Czabanowska MA, PhD, Maastricht University and Medicum Jagielonian University, Krakow Poland
28 – 30 August 2017 Tackling the challenge of chronic illness from patient/family and health care organization perspective
(Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research / Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Prof. Sabina DeGeest, University of Basel
Prof. Dunja Nicca, University of Basel
28 – 30 August 2017 Public Mental Health: from Epidemiology, Policy and Services
(Epidemiology / Health System Research)
Summer School in Public Health Policy, Economics and Management, Lugano
Dr. Emiliano Albanese, MD PhD, University of Geneva
05 – 07 July 2017 Applied Bayesian Statistics in Medical Research
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Prof. Marcel Zwahlen
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern
Dr. Simon Wandel, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel
19 – 20 June 2017 Basics of Ethics in Health Sciences Research
(General Courses and Soft Skills)
(basic)
SSPH+ PhD and GHS course
Dr. Verina Wild, Institute for Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich and Faculty of Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, et al.
at University of Bern
16 – 17 May 2017 Vision of a Learning Health System
(Health System Research)
(basic)
PhD Program in Health Sciences, University of Lucerne
Prof. Charles Friedman, Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, USA,
at University of Lucerne
10 – 12 May 2017 Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: A Practical Approach
(Epidemiology / General Courses and Soft Skills)
(basic)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Prof. Matthias Egger
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern
02 – 03 May 2017 Analyzing Health Systems and Health Systems Performance
(Health System Research)
(basic)
PhD Program in Health Sciences, University of Lucerne
Prof. Rifat Atun, Harvard University, at University of Lucerne
26 – 28 April 2017 The Global Fight against Cancer: Where are we with the big breakthrough? How do we tackle it with epidemiology?
(Epidemiology)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Dr Elisabetta Rapiti, Robin Schaffar, Geneva Cancer Registry, Global Health Institute, University of Geneva
26 – 28 April 2017 Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface
(General Courses and Soft Skills / Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Dr. Rafael Ruiz de Castañeda and Dr. Isabelle Bolon, Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva
26 – 28 April 2017 Understanding Health Inequalities in Modern Societies: From Contemplation to Implementation
(General Courses and Soft Skills / Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Prof. Johannes Siegrist, Senior Professor of Work Stress Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duesseldorf
Dr. Silvia Stringhini, Senior lecturer, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital
24 – 26 April 2017 Mastering Global Health Information in the Digital Age
(General courses and Soft Skills)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Robert Bourgoing, BCL/LLB, Executive Director, AidInfoPlus, former Manager of Online Communications at
The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Dr. Stefanie Schütte, Researcher, Centre Virchow-Villermé for Public Health Paris-Berlin, University Paris Descartes, FR
24 – 26 April 2017 Vaccine Introduction: Points for Consideration
(Health System Research)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Prof. Annelies Wilder-Smith, Infectious Diseases Director, Global Health and Vaccinology Programme, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, SG
24 – 26 April 2017 Policy Briefs on the Agenda of the World Health Assembly (WHA) 2017
(General courses and Soft Skills / Health System Research)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Prof. Antoine Flahault, Director, Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva
Dr. Michaela Told, Executive Director, Global Health Centre, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Prof. Leonel Valdivia, University of Santiago, Chile
24 – 26 April 2017 Urbanization and Health in a Climate Change Context
(General courses and Soft Skills / Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Prof. Jean Simos and Dr. Nicola Cantoreggi, Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, CH
Dr. Oumar Cissé, Director, African Institute of Urban Management (IAGU), Daka, SEN
24 – 26 April 2017 Global Mental Health comes of age : an overview of Progress and Pending Challenges
(Health System Research and Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
(basic and advanced)
Spring School of Global Health, Geneva
Prof. Benedetto Saraceno, Director, Lisbon Institute for Global Mental – NOVA Universidad, Lisbon, PT
Prof. Emiliano Albanese, Director, WHO Collaborating Center for Training and Research in Mental Health, University of Geneva
07 – 08 March 2017 Medical Decision Making
(Health System Research)
(basic)
PhD Program in Health Sciences, University of Lucerne
Prof. Brendan Delaney,
Dr. Olga Kostopoulou,
Imperial College London
06 – 08 March 2017 Writing a Journal Article… and Getting it Published
(General Courses and Soft Skills)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Prof. Claudia Kuehni,
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern
21 – 22 February 2017 Introduction to the Statistical Software R
(General Courses and Soft Skills /  Epidemiology)
(basic)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Dr. Jan Hattendorf
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel
30 January – 01 February 2017 Qualitative Health Research: Advanced Module
(Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
(advanced)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Prof. Brigit Obrist,
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel
26 – 27 January 2017 Qualitative Health Research: Introductory Module
(Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research)
(basic)
SSPH+ PhD Course
Prof. Brigit Obrist,
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Basel and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel
 19 – 21 January 2017  Prognostic research: basics to modelling
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
Swiss Epidemiology Winter School, Wengen
Prof. Margaret May, University of Bristol,
Prof. Matthias Egger, University of Bern
 19 – 21 January 2017  Assessing bias in randomized and non-randomized studies: new approaches, new tools
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
Swiss Epidemiology Winter School, Wengen
Prof. Jonathan Sterne, University of Bristol
 19 – 21 January 2017  Causal inference in observational epidemiology
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
Swiss Epidemiology Winter School, Wengen
Prof. Miguel Hernan, Harvard University,
Prof. Marcel Zwahlen, University of Bern
16 – 18 January 2017 Flexible parametric survival models
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
Swiss Epidemiology Winter School, Wengen
Prof. Paul Lambert, University of Leicester and Karonlinska Institutet
16 – 18 January 2017 Mendelian randomization: theory and application
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
Swiss Epidemiology Winter School, Wengen
Prof. George Davey Smith, University of Bristol,
Prof. Caroline Relton, University of Newcastle
16 – 18 January 2017 Statistical analysis with missing data using multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
Swiss Epidemiology Winter School, Wengen
Prof. James Carpenter, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
16 – 18 January 2017 Network meta-analysis: a practical approach
(Epidemiology)
(advanced)
Swiss Epidemiology Winter School, Wengen
Prof. Georgia Salanti, University of Bern,
Prof. Julian Higgins, University of Bristol