Welcome to the Swiss Epidemiology Winter School in Wengen, Switzerland.

The next Winter School will take place from January 16th to 21st 2017, during the week following the International Lauberhorn ski race, when Wengen is calm, with few people on the slopes. Students stay on site and work hard in the mornings. They then have an extended break to review course materials, catch up on emails or (more likely) go skiing or snowboarding. We reconvene at 5 pm for computer or practical sessions.

The 2017 course program:

To be added to the waiting list for a fully booked course send an email to winterschool@ispm.unibe.ch.

1. Network meta-analysis: a practical approach
Prof. Julian Higgins, University of Bristol, Prof. Georgia Salanti, University of Bern
Mon 16–Wed 18.1., Bühlstube

2. Statistical analysis with missing data using multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting
Prof. James Carpenter, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Prof. Marcel Zwahlen, University of Bern
Mon 16 – Wed 18.1., Jungfraublick

3. Mendelian randomization: theory and application
Prof. George Davey Smith, University of Bristol, Prof. Caroline Relton, University of Bristol, Dr. Gibran Hemani, University of Bristol
Mon 16 – Wed 18.1., Edelweiss

4. Flexible parametric survival models
Prof. Paul Lambert, University of Leicester and Karolinska Institutet
Mon 16 – Wed 18.1., Sunstar

5. Causal inference in observational epidemiology (Fully booked)
Prof. Miguel Hernan, Harvard University, Prof. Marcel Zwahlen, University of Bern
Thu 19 – Sat 21.1., Jungfraublick

6. Assessing bias in randomized and non-randomized studies:
new approaches, new tools
(Fully booked)
Prof. Jonathan Sterne, University of Bristol, Dr. Matthew Page, University of Melbourne
Thu 19 – Sat 21.1., Edelweiss

7. Prognostic research: basics to modelling
Prof. Margaret May, University of Bristol, Prof. Matthias Egger, University of Bern
Thu 19 – Sat 21.1., Bühlstube

Detailed programm

Matthias Egger & Marcel Zwahlen
Directors of the Swiss Epidemiology Winter School
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern

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