Introduction to Population Health Sciences

June 13, 2022
10:00 am to 12:45 pm

Event sponsored by:

Population Health Sciences
Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI)
School of Medicine (SOM)
School of Nursing (SON)


Amy Blackburn


Population Health Sciences Summer Institute


Devon Check, PhD, Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences & Marc Ryser, PhD, Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences and Department of Mathematics
In this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the ever-evolving field of Population Health Sciences, which draws on multidisciplinary perspectives to understand the determinants of health across populations and designs evidence-informed approaches to improve the health of those populations. Attendees will see examples of population health research projects and become familiar with key domains of population health research such as: -Research question formulation -Strengths and limitations of commonly-used population-based data sources -Stakeholder engagement throughout the research process Workshop Outcomes: By the end of this workshop participants will have acquired a big-picture understanding of the field of population health sciences, and will be well-prepared for more in-depth workshops offered by the PHS virtual Summer Institute. Recommended Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students, fellows, residents, trainees, program or research staff, and scientists interested in learning more about population health sciences. Class Size: No Limit

Duke Population Health Sciences Summer Institute