15 June 2019
Monitoring and Evaluating Complex Public Health and Social Interventions
It is important for individuals working within the field of public health and social programs to be able to determine if existing programs are effective. Evaluation methods applied to complex system interventions are rarely taught in degree programs. This course is a unique opportunity to gather skills in applying evaluation frameworks and methods to real practice interventions. Course participants will gain knowledge on program evaluation applied to complex public health and social interventions (i.e. response to public health emergencies, violence prevention efforts); traditional evaluation methods as well as developmental evaluation will be taught. Basic monitoring techniques will be addressed. Students will learn through lectures, being actively involved in discussions, critically analyzing logic models and case studies, and working together to develop an evaluation plan for a public health or a social change initiative based on participants' interests.
Marcello Pagano & Elena Savoia (Harvard School of Public Health)
Physicians, clinicians and public health professionals from public and private institutions who are looking for systematic training in the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics, or epidemiology applied to health care planning and evaluation. They will acquire familiarity with epidemiological and biostatistical principles and techniques and with the computational tools needed to solve practical problems.
Students in biostatistics and epidemiology, and researchers both from public and private institutions who wish to increase their familiarity with quantitative methods or to deepen their knowledge of a specific area of interest, so they can more effectively address problems in health research. They will gain knowledge in modern, advanced methods useful for health professionals engaged in clinical practice, research and teaching.
Students will learn through lectures, being actively involved in discussions, critically analyzing logic models and case studies, and working together to develop an evaluation plan for a public health or a social change initiative based on participants' interests.
It is possible to gain credits for the Summer School’s courses, but the decision is always made by the student’s own institution.
EUR 1450: For University students: Registration before March 24th, 2019 €1,250. After March 24th, 2019 €1,450.
EUR 1650: General: Registration before March 24th, 2019 €1,450. After March 24th, 2019 €1,650.