Special seminar at UCT: Mental health & population health science in the 21st century

1 post / 0 new
Special seminar at UCT: Mental health & population health science in the 21st century

The Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the School of Public Health & Family Medicine, University of Cape Town is holding a special seminar focused on mental health - Does epidemiology matter?: Mental health & population health science in the 21st century.

  • Venue: Seminar Room 1, School of Public Health & Family Medicine, Falmouth Building, UCT Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Date: Thursday, 13 April 2017
  • Time: 11h00 - 12h00
  • Questions?: To request more information, please contact Tando Mpikwa on tando.mpikwa@uct.ac.za

​Presenting at this seminar will be Dr Kerry Keyes who is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Keyes is an expert in methodological issues in age-period-cohort effect estimation, and her empirical work in age-period-cohort effect has examined a range of outcomes including obesity, perinatal outcomes, substance use disorders and psychological distress. She is the author of more than 170 peer-reviewed publications as well as two textbooks published by Oxford University Press with co-author Sandro Galea: "Epidemiology Matters: A New Introduction to Methodological Foundation" published in 2014 and "Population Health Science" published in 2016.
 

Please send an email to tando.mpikwa@uct.ac.za for more information.