Delving into Data

Delving into Data: Finding, Analyzing, and Summarizing Public Health Data
Have you been curious how public health practitioners find and use data? Are you interested in public health and eager to learn how to find and analyze health data? In this course, we will cover what health data is and where to find it, how to analyze and visualize health data using Microsoft Excel and R, identify common problems with health data and how to solve them. By the end of this course, you will be well versed in all thing health data, as well as have first-hand experience doing your own public health research project.

Ruby Barnard-Mayers is an epidemiologist trained in using novel epidemiologic methods in maternal and child health research. She grew up in Vermont and is currently earning her doctorate in Epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health. She holds an MPH from Boston University in Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Maternal & Child Health as well as a B.A from Grinnell College in Mathematics & Statistics and Anthropology./
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GHLT 1013

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Winter 2025