Course Program 2018


Date Lecturer Course
1-2 Feb Brigit Obrist Qualitative Health Research: Introductory Module
5-7 Feb Brigit Obrist Qualitative Health Research: Advanced Module
5-7 March Claudia Kühni Tim Albert Writing Course
31 May and 4 June Marcel Zwahlen Introduction to Epidemiology and Study Designs
14-16 May Matthias Egger Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: a Practical Approach
20-21 June Verina Wild et al. Basics of Ethics in Health Sciences Research
4-6 July


Martin Röösli Introduction into multilevel modelling of clustered data
16-20 July Joel Schwartz/
Martin Röösli
Observational epidemiology workshop: advanced methods for data and exposure-response analyses
20-21 August
27-28 August
Marcel Zwahlen Basic Biostatistics
3-4 September Jan Hattendorf Introduction to the Statistical Software R
5-7 September Nicola Low Tim Albert Writing Course
12-14 September Martin Röösli/
Jan Hattendorf
Nondetects and other types of missing data in observational epidemiologic studies
1./8./15. Oktober Stéphane Cullati/
Kristen Jafflin
Social Sciences in Public Health, basic module
12-15 November Danielle Vienneau GIS in Public Health

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SSPH+ PhD Awards 2017

Best PhD Abstract Award Winners 2017:

1 Hannah Tough / Schweiz. Paraplegiker Forschung, Lucerne
2 Angéline Chatelan / CHUV, Lausanne
Heresh Amini / Swiss TPH, Basel (ex aequo)
3 Renato Mattli / University Basel (ex aequo)

Best Published PhD Article Award Winners:

1 Harris Héritier / Swiss TPH, Basel

Among the top 5 :
– Heresh Amini / Swiss TPH, Basel
– Helena Greter  /Swiss TPH, Basel
– Carlos De Mestral / IUMSP,  Lausanne
– Mazvita Sengayi / National Cancer Registry, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

The prizes were awarded on November 22 at the Swiss Public Health Conference in Basel.