**June
14-25, 2004**

**June 14.**

10.00-10.30 School opening and registration.

10.30-11.00 Introduction to Community-Oriented Primary Care. *S.L.Plavinski*
(MAPS)

11.30-12.00 What is epidemiology. *G.Balasanjanc* (MAPS)

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-15.00 Epidemiology as a basis for medical sciences and decision-making
in health care. Sources of data. – *C.Ortendahl* (Karolinska Institute)

15.00-17.00 Causality in epidemiology. *S.L.Plavinski*

*June 15*

10.00 – 11.00 Epidemiology, medical science and resource allocation
– question of ethics. *C**. **Ortendahl**.*

11.00-12.00 Types of studies in epidemiology. *S.L.Plavinski*

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-14.00 Cohort studies. *S.L.Plavinski*

14.00-16.30 Case-control studies and other types of epidemiological
studies. Study validity and bias. *T.Dubikaitis* (MAPS)

16.30-17.00 Workgroups

*June 16*

10.00-12.00 Randomized controlled trials. Organization and types. *S.L.Plavinski*

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-15.00 Planning of RCT. Non-equivalent group designs. Regression-discontinuity
trials. *S.L.Plavinski*

15.00-16.30 Ethical problems of RCT and human experimentation. *I.Batrakova*
(MAPS)

16.30-17.00 Workgroups

*June*** 17**

10.00-12.00 Epidemiology of infectious diseases. Epidemiological
surveillance. Outbreak investigation. *V. Savina* (MAPS)

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-14.30 Epidemiology of tuberculosis. *G. Balasanjanc*

14.30-16.30 Introduction to mathematical epidemiology of infectious
diseases. *S.Plavinski*

16.30-17.00 Workgroups

*June 18*

10.00-11.00 Epidemiology of STD. *A.Barinova* (MAPS)

11.00-12.00 Epidemiology of non-infectious diseases. Contrasts with
infections. *S.L.Plavinski*

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-14.00 Epidemiology of CVD. Historical sketch. Study of biological
and behavioral risk factors. *S.Plavinski*

14.00-15.30 Maternal mortality. Epidemiological view. Study of cosial
risk factors. *N.Gurina* (MAPS)

15.30-17.00 Epidemiology and oncology. Study of environmental risk
factors. *A. Lebedev* (MAPS)

*June 21*

10.00-12.00 Introduction to the biostatistics course and to Biostatistics
*M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan* (Karolinska Institute, Sweden)

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-13.30 Introduction to the computer lab and to Stata *M.Reilly
& Y.Pawitan*

13.30-15.30 Lecture: Summarising & Presenting Data *M.Reilly
& Y.Pawitan*

15.30-17.00 Lab: Introduction to Stata, data summaries and graphical
presentation *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

*June 22*

10.00-12.00 Lecture: Probability Distribution & Sampling Distribution
*M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-13.30 Lab: Confidence intervals & hypothesis tests for a
mean *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

13.30-15.30 Lecture: Estimating & Testing a proportion *M.Reilly
& Y.Pawitan*

15.30-17.00 Lab: Confidence Interval for Proportions *M.Reilly &
Y.Pawitan*

*June 23*

10.00-12.00 Lecture: Comparing two groups *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-13.30 Lab: Comparison of means and proportions *M.Reilly &
Y.Pawitan*

13.30-15.30 Lecture: Rates and risks, confidence intervals for RR and
OR, in-class exercises *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

15.30-17.00 Lab: RR and ORs *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

*June 24*

10.00-12.00 Lecture: Confounding & Adjusted OR Exercises: interpreting
adjusted ORs in published papers *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-13.30 Lab: Adjusted OR *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

13.30-15.30 Lecture: Power & sample size *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

15.30-17.00 Lab: Power & sample size *M.Reilly & Y.Pawitan*

*June 25*

10.00-12.00 Biostatistics in epidemiology, science and decision-making.
*S.L.Plavinski*

12.00-12.30 Coffee-break

12.30-13.30 Biostatistics in COPC. *S.L.Plavinski*

13.30-15.00 Self-work with Stata

15.00-16.30 Exam