Course Program 2023 of the Inter-university Graduate Campus (IGC)

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Date Title Speakers Field
24 / 27 February 2023

Basics of Scientific Writing in English: A Structured Method for Organizing and Writing Better, Faster Papers


NEW COURSE

fully booked

registration for waiting list by email to awalser@ssphplus.ch

course format: online

  • Dr. Kali Tal, PhD
    Medical Library and BIHAM, University of Bern
  • Prof. Julia Bohlius
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
General Courses and Soft Skills
30 March 2023

Fake News and Infection Prevention


Register before 28 February 2023

course format: 2hour online course for SSPH+ IGC Students only

  • Alexandra Peters, PhD
    University of Geneva and Infection Control Program & WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, The University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine
General Courses and Soft Skills
03 - 05 April 2023

Understanding Social Inequalities and Social Problems in Health!


Basel

Register before 3 March 2023

only a few places left

  • Dr. Stéphane Cullati, PhD
    Population Health Laboratory, University of Fribourg
  • Dr. Kristen Jafflin, PhD
    Swiss TPH, University Basel
Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
25 April 2023

The Swiss Health Care System in International Comparison


Register before 25 March 2023

course format: 2hour online course for SSPH+ IGC Students only

  • Dr. Judith Lupatsch, PhD
    Institute of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Department of Public Health,University of Basel
Health Systems Research
08 - 12 May 2023

Big Data in Public Health


Zürich

Register before 8 April 2023

  • Dr. Oliver Grübner
    Epidemiology Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
  • Dr. Eva Furrer
    Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
  • Prof. Milo Puhan
    Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
  • Prof. Viktor von Wyl
    Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
  • PD Dr. Marta Fadda
    Università della Svizzera italiana
Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research, Health Systems Research
22 - 24 May 2023

Migration Health


Basel

Register before 22 April 2023

course format: hybrid

  • Prof. Dr. med. Daniel H. Paris
    Swiss TPH, University of Basel
  • PD Dr. med. Yves-Laurent Jackson
    Geneva University Hospital
  • Dr. phil. Afona Chernet
    Swiss TPH, University of Basel
  • Dr. med. Anne Jachmann, MPH, Inselspital, University of Bern
Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
31 May - 2 June 2023

Writing and Publishing a Scientific Paper


NEW COURSE

Lugano


Register before 30 April 2023

  • Prof. Emiliano Albanese, MD, PhD
  • Dr. Rebecca Amati, PhD
  • Dr. Anne-Linda Camerini, PhD
  • PD Dr. Marta Fadda, PhD
  • Dr. Maddalena Fiordelli, PhD

    Institute of PublicHealth (IPH), Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Università della Svizzera italiana
General Courses and Soft Skills
05 - 07 June 2023

Life Course Epidemiology and Public Health


Fribourg

Register before 5 May 2023

  • Dr. Cristian Carmeli, PhD
    Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
  • Prof. Arnaud Chiolero, MD PhD
    Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Canada
  • Dr. Stéphane Cullati, PhD
    Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
    Department of Readaptation and Geriatrics, University of Geneva
  • Prof. Julia Dratva, MD MPH
    School of Health Professions, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
    Medical Faculty, University Basel
Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
12 June 2023

Causal Interpretation in Association Studies: A Critical Review


Register before 12 May 2023

course format: 2hour online course for SSPH+ IGC Students only

  • Dr. Jordyn Wallenborn, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel
Epidemiology
13 - 16 June 2023

Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis


NEW COURSE

Fribourg

Register before 13 May 2023


  • Prof. Arnaud Chiolero
    Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
    Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM), University of Bern
    School of Population & Global Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Dr. Cinzia Del Giovane, PhD
    Department of Medical and
    Surgical Sciences for Children and Adults, University-Hospital of Modena and
    Reggio Emilia, Modena (Italy); Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM), University of Bern
    Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of
    Fribourg
Epidemiology, General Courses and Soft Skills
05 - 07 July 2023

Introduction Into Multilevel Modelling of Clustered Data


Basel

Register before 5 June 2023

  • Prof. Martin Röösli
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
30 August - 1 September 2023

Missing Data in Observational Epidemiologic Studies Including Non-detects


Basel

Register before 30 July 2023

  • Prof. Martin Röösli
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
  • Dr. Jan Hattendorf, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
Epidemiology
04 - 08 September 2023

Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning & Healthcare


Register before 4 August 2023

course format: online

  • Dr. Francesca Faraci, PhD
    BioSignal Processing Specialization Unit,Department of Innovative Technologies, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland SUPSI
  • Luigi Fiorillo, MSc
    Institute of Digital Technologies for Personalized Healthcare,University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland SUPSI
  • Angelo Consoli, MSc
    Institute of Information Systems and Networking,University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland SUPSI
Epidemiology
13 September - 15 September 2023

Introduction to the Statistical Software R


Basel

Register before 13 August 2023

  • Dr. Jan Hattendorf, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel
Epidemiology, General Courses and Soft Skills
18 - 22 September 2023

Causal Inference for Population Health Sciences (advanced module)


NEW COURSE

Basel

Register before 18 August 2023

Please note that this is an advanced course. Students should be familiar with R and basics of causal interpretation. Students are invited to take the courses Introduction to the Statistical Software R (13-15 Sept 2023), Causal Interpretation in Association Studies: A Critical Review (12 June 2023, short online course for IGC students) and/or Epidemiological data analysis strategy (16 - 20 October 2023) and/or Epidemiological concepts, principals, and methods: A practice-oriented introduction (2 - 6 October 2023) before, if possible.

  • PD Dr. Tracy Glass, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) & University of Basel
  • Prof. Dr. Giusi Moffa
    Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Basel
Epidemiology
25 / 26 September and 28 / 29 September 2023

Foundations of Public Health Sciences


Lugano and Fribourg

Register before 25 August 2023

  • Prof. Arnaud Chiolero, MD PhD
    Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
  • Prof. Suzanne Suggs, PhD
    Institute of Public Health and Institute of Communication and Public Policy, Università della Svizzera italiana
General Courses and Soft Skills
02 - 06 October 2023

Epidemiological Concepts, Principals, and Methods: A Practice-oriented Introduction


NEW COURSE

Lausanne

Register before 2 September 2023

  • Prof. Irina Guseva Canu
    Unisanté, Department of Occupational and environmental health, University of Lausanne
  • Prof. Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, University of Zürich
  • Prof. Angèle Gayet-Ageron, University Hospitals of Geneva, Clinical
    Epidemiology Department, University of Geneva
Epidemiology
11 October 2023

Introduction to the Global Burden of Disease Project Data and Tools


Register before 11 September 2023

course format: 2hour online course for SSPH+ IGC Students only

  • Gillian Levine, PhD
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
Health Systems Research
16 - 20 October 2023

Epidemiological Data Analysis Strategy


NEW COURSE

Basel

Register before 16 September 2023

  • Dr. Fiona Vanobberghen, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
  • PD Dr. Tracy Glass, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) & University of Basel
Epidemiology
23 - 27 October 2023

Writing Better, Faster Scientific Papers in English: A Structured Method for Non-native English Speakers (advanced module)


NEW COURSE

Register before 23 September 2023

course format: online

  • Dr. Kali Tal, PhD
    Medical Library and BIHAM, University of Bern
  • Prof. Julia Bohlius
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)
General Courses and Soft Skills
30 October - 03 November 2023

Introduction to Health Economics


Lausanne

Register before 30 September 2023

  • Prof. Joachim Marti, PhD
    Center for Primary Care and Public Health, University of Lausanne
  • Dr. Armando N. Meier, PhD
    Center for Primary Care and PublicHealth, University of Lausanne and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
Health Systems Research
06 - 10 November 2023

GIS for Public Health


Basel

Register before 6 October 2023

  • Dr. Danielle Vienneau, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel
  • Dr. Kees de Hoogh, PhD
    Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel
Epidemiology, General Courses and Soft Skills
15 - 17 November 2023

Forced Migration: Sexual and Reproductive Health of Migrant Women


Bern

Register before 15 October 2023

  • Prof. Dr. Eva Cignacco
    Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions (Switzerland)
  • Prof. Dr. Ines Keygnaert
    Ghent University, Department of Public Health & Primary Care. International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH) / Centre for Social Studies on Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR) / UGent Human Rights Research Network (HRRN)
  • MSc Paola Origlia
    Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions (Switzerland)
  • Lic. Phil. Milena Wegelin
    University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
    (Switzerland)
  • MAS Emma Stirling Cameron
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, (Canada)
  • Lic. Phil. Jean Anthony Grand-Guillaume-Perrenoud
    Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
    (Switzerland)
Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
20 - 23 November 2023

Public Health Surveillance and Population Health Monitoring (advanced module)


Lausanne

Register before 20 October 2023

Please note that this is an advanced course. Basic principles of public health surveillance are addressed
in the course “Foundations of Public Health Science” (25/26 Sep and 28/29 Sep), and students are invited
to take this course before, if possible.

  • PD Valérie Pittet, PhD
    Department Epidemiologyand Health Systems, Center for primary medicine and public health (Unisanté), University of Lausanne
  • MER Yolanda Mueller, MD PhD
    Department of FamilyMedicine, Center for primary medicine and public health (Unisanté), University of Lausanne
Health Systems Research, Epidemiology
27 - 29 November 2023

Qualitative Health Research: BASIC Module: Defining and Developing Qualitative Research in Public Health


Lausanne

Register before 27 October 2023

  • Dr. Rose-Anna Foley, PhD
    Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud, Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, University of Lausanne
  • Dr. Christina Akré, PhD
    Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, University of Lausanne
Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
06 - 07 December 2023

Qualitative Health Research: ADVANCED Module: Appraising Qualitative Health Research


Lausanne

Register before 06 November 2023

  • Dr. Rose-Anna Foley, PhD
    Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud, Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, University of Lausanne
  • Dr. Christina Akré, PhD
    Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, University of Lausanne
Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
2023

Bayesian Methods


    in planning

    2023

    Questionnaire Design


      in planning

      2023

      Public Health Law and Ethics

        in planning

         

        Terms and conditions

        • Cancellations: For all course cancellations, a cancellation fee of 30.- CHF applies. For cancellations communicated until 4 weeks before the course starts, 100% (minus cancellation fee) will be refunded. For cancellations made less than 4 weeks before the course starts, the course fee cannot be refunded. Cancellations only by email to awalser@ssphplus.ch.

        Past Courses

        Date Title Speakers Field
        14 / 17 February 2022

        Create Online Virtual Interactive Discussions – A Short Course on approaches to online teaching

        • Dr. Axel Hoffmann, PhD
          Swiss TPH, Basel
        • Dr. Barabara M. Bürkin, PhD
          Swiss TPH, Basel
        • Dr. Joachim Pelikan, PhD
          Swiss TPH, Basel
        General Courses and Soft Skills
        16 - 18 March 2022

        Forced migration: Sexual and Reproductive Health of Migrant Women

        • Prof. Dr. Eva Cignacco
          Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
        • Anthony Grand, Lic. Phil.
          Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
        • Prof. Dr. Ines Kneygaert
          University Gent, Belgium, Department of Public Health and Primary Care
        • Paola Origlia, MSc
          Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
        • Emma Stirling Cameron, MSc
          Dalhousie University, Canada
        • Milena Wegelin, Lic. Phil.
          Bern University of Applied Sciences, Department of Health Professions
        Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
        21 - 23 March 2022

        Writing a Journal Article... and Getting it Published (1)

        • Prof. Claudia Kühni
          Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern
        General Courses and Soft Skills
        11 - 13 April 2022

        Understanding social inequalities and social problems in health!

        • Dr. Stéphane Cullati, PhD
          Population Health Laboratory, University of Fribourg
        • Dr. Kristen Jafflin, PhD
          Swiss TPH, University Basel
        Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
        05 - 06 May 2022

        Basics of Ethics in Health Sciences Research

        • Prof. Verina Wild
          Medical Ethics, University of Augsburg
        • Dr. Agomoni Ganguli Mitra
          Mason Institute, University of Edingburgh Law School
        • PD Dr. Sven Trelle
          Clinical Trials Unit CTU, University of Bern
        • Dr. Priya Satalkar
          Marie Curie Fellow, Bioethics Institute Ghent, Ghent University, Belgium
        • Dr. Peter Kleist
          Cantonal Ethics Committee, Zurich
        General Courses and Soft Skills
        16 - 20 May 2022

        Big Data in Public Health

        • Dr. Oliver Grübner
          Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
        • Dr. Eva Furrer
          Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
        • Prof. Milo Puhan
          Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
        • Prof. Viktor von Wyl
          Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University Zürich
        • PD Dr. Marta Fadda,
          Università della Svizzera Italiana
        Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research, Health Systems Research
        07 - 09 June 2022

        Life Course Epidemiology and Public Health

        • Dr. Cristian Carmeli, PhD
          Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
        • Prof. Arnaud Chiolero, MD PhD
          Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
          Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Canada
        • Dr. Stéphane Cullati, PhD
          Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab), University of Fribourg
          Department of Readaptation and Geriatrics, University of Geneva
        • Prof. Julia Dratva, MD MPH
          School of Health Professions, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
          Medical Faculty, University Basel
        Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
        22 June 2022

        The Swiss health care system in international comparison


        »Short online course for IGC students


        • Dr. Judith Lupatsch, PhD
          Institute of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Department of Public Health,
          University of Basel
        Health Systems Research
        29 June - 01 July 2022

        Introduction into multilevel modelling of clustered data

        • Prof. Martin Röösli
          Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
        Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
        29 August - 02 September 2022

        Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning & Healthcare

        • Dr. Francesca Faraci, PhD
          BioSignal Processing Specialization Unit,
          Department of Innovative Technologies, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland SUPSI
        • Luigi Fiorillo, MSc
          Institute of Digital Technologies for Personalized Healthcare,
          University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland SUPSI
        • Angelo Consoli, MSc
          Institute of Information Systems and Networking,
          University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland SUPSI
        Epidemiology
        05 September 2022

        Causal Interpretation in Association Studies: A Critical Review

        • Dr. Jordyn Wallenborn, PhD
          Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel
        Epidemiology
        07 - 09 September 2022

        Missing data in observational epidemiologic studies including non-detects

        • Prof. Martin Röösli
          Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
        • Dr. Jan Hattendorf, PhD
          Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
        Epidemiology
        14 - 16 September 2022

        Introduction to the Statistical Software R

        • Dr. Jan Hattendorf, PhD
          Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
        Epidemiology, General Courses and Soft Skills
        19 - 23 September 2022

        Fundamental concepts in Epidemiology

        • Prof. Albert Hofman
          Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
        Epidemiology
        26 September 2022

        Fake News and Infection Prevention

        • Alexandra Peters, PhD
          University of Geneva and
          Infection Control Program & WHO
          Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety
          The University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine
        General Courses and Soft Skills
        29 / 30 September - 5 / 6 October 2022

        Foundations of Public Health Sciences

        • Prof. Arnaud Chiolero, MD PhD,
          Population Health Laboratory,
          University of Fribourg
        • Prof. Suzanne Suggs, PhD,
          Institute of Public Health and Institute of Communication and Public Policy,
          Università della Svizzera italiana
        General Courses and Soft Skills
        05 - 07 October 2022

        Writing a Journal Article... and Getting it Published (2)

        • Prof. Nicola Low
          Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern

        General Courses and Soft Skills
        10 - 14 October 2022

        Applied Logistic Regression

        • Prof. Stanley Lemeshow
          Ohio State University
        • PD Dr. Ben Spycher
          Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern
        Epidemiology
        17 - 19 October 2022

        Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis: a Practical Approach

        • Prof. Georgia Salanti
          Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern
        • Prof. Matthias Egger
          Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern
        Epidemiology, General Courses and Soft Skills
        25 October 2022

        Introduction to the Global Burden of Disease Project Data and Tools

        • Gillian Levine, PhD
          Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel

        Health Systems Research
        31 October - 4 November 2022

        Introduction to Health Economics

        • Prof. Joachim Marti, PhD
          Center for Primary Care and Public Health, University of Lausanne
        • Dr. Armando N. Meier, PhD
          Center for Primary Care and Public
          Health, University of Lausanne and Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
        Health Systems Research
        07 - 11 November 2022

        GIS for Public Health

        • Dr. Danielle Vienneau, PhD
          Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
        • Dr. Kees de Hoogh, PhD
          Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH), University of Basel
        Epidemiology, General Courses and Soft Skills
        14 - 16 November 2022

        Qualitative Health Research: BASIC module: Defining and developing qualitative research in public health

        • Dr. Rose-Anna Foley, PhD
          Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud, Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, Lausanne
        • Dr. Christina Akré, PhD
          Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, Lausanne
        Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
        23 - 25 November 2022

        Introduction to Statistical Software Stata and Electronic Data Capture Software REDCap

        • Dr. Adrian Spoerri, PhD
          Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern
        • Dr. Dominik Güntensperger, PhD
          Clinical Trial Unit (CTU), University of Bern
        Epidemiology, General Courses and Soft Skills
        24 - 25 November 2022

        Qualitative Health Research: ADVANCED module: Appraising qualitative health research

        • Dr. Rose-Anna Foley, PhD
          Haute Ecole de Santé Vaud, Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, Lausanne
        • Dr. Christina Akré, PhD
          Department of epidemiology and health systems (DESS), Unisanté, Lausanne
        Social and Behavioral Science in Health Research
        28 - 30 November 2022

        Public Health Nutrition

        • Dr. Patricia Chocano-Bedoya, MD PhD
          Population Health Laboratory (#PopHealthLab),
          University of Fribourg
          Bern Institute of Primary Care (BIHAM), University of Bern
        • Prof. Pedro Marques-Vidal, MD PhD Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne
        • Prof. Suzanne Suggs, PhD
          Institute of Public Health (IPH) and Institute of Communication and Public Policy (ICPP),
          Università della Svizzera italiana
        Epidemiology
        6 - 9 December 2022

        Public health surveillance and population health monitoring (advanced module)

        • PD Valérie Pittet, PhD Department Epidemiology
          and Health Systems, Center for primary medicine and public health (Unisanté),
          University of Lausanne
        • MER Yolanda Mueller, MD PhD
          Department of Family
          Medicine, Center for primary medicine and public health (Unisanté),
          University of Lausanne
        Health Systems Research, Epidemiology

         

        Contact

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        Manager Inter-university Graduate Campus
        University Fribourg
        Rte des Arsenaux 41
        1700 Fribourg

        awalser@ssphplus.ch
        anna.walserbeglinger@unifr.ch