This course is only offered in English | Le cours est offert en anglais seulement

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Part 1

Date: Monday, November 3, 2014

Time: 1:30 – 4:00 PM EST

Part 2

Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Time: 1:30 – 4:00 PM EST

Format: Webinar


Instructor: Afshin Vafaei, PhD (c) Department of Public Health Sciences Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada

An Introduction to Social Epidemiology


  • To gain an understanding of the key concepts in social epidemiology (Part 1);
  • To identify and gain an understanding of the social determinants of health  through the use of practical examples (Parts 1 and 2); and
  • To recognize and apply main measurement and analytic methods in social epidemiology (Part 2).

Requirements: Prior knowledge: Basic knowledge of epidemiological concepts and introductory biostatistical/analytic methods. Recommended Text:  Kaufman JS. Social Epidemiology. In Rothman KJ, Greenland S, Lash TL. Modern Epidemiology: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.2008; p.532-548

Materials:  Computer, reliable internet connection, and headset or microphone and speakers or telephone.

Instructor Bio: Afshin Vafaei is completing his PhD in Epidemiology at Queen’s University, Kingston. He holds a MD degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, a RN degree from Mohawk College, and a MSc degree in Epidemiology from Queen’s University. His main areas of interest are epidemiological methods, social epidemiology of aging, and validation of health related measurement tools. His works have been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented in national and international conferences. Since 2008 he has taught epidemiology, biostatistics, and determinants of health courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in the Epidemiology Program, Department of Public Health, and Kinesiology Program at Queen’s university.



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