Epidemiology Applications: Forensic Epidemiology & Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (E is for Epi, Session 5.2)

Fee:None
Length: 25 minutes
Description:This training provides a basic understanding of two sub-specialties of epidemiology: forensic epidemiology and maternal and child health epidemiology.

This module is part of the "E is for Epidemiology" training series developed to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of epidemiology.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Amy Pickard Nelson, PhD, MPH, CPH
Epidemiologist, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

Narrator:

Allison George, MPH, MCHES, CPH
Research Associate, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

NCIPH Reviewer:

Lauren N. Bradley, MHS
Research Associate, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Jennifer A. Horney, PhD, MA, MPH, CPH
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health
Director, UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 1, Function 2: Build community partnerships to support health preparedness
Capability 6, Function 1: Identify stakeholders to be incorporated into information flow
Capability 13, Function 2: Conduct public health and epidemiological investigations
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
2.4. Collect data according to protocol.

References

Carus WS. Bioterrorism and Biocrimes: The Illicit Use of Biological Agents Since 1900. Washington, DC: Center for Counterproliferation Research, National Defense University; 2001. Available at: http://www.ndu.edu/centercounter/Full_Doc.pdf. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Mobilia MA, Rossignol AM. The Role of Epidemiology in Determining Causation in Toxic Shock Syndrome. Jurimetrics J. 1983;24:78.

Koehler SA, Brown PA. Forensic Epidemiology. Boca Raton, Fla: CRC Press; 2010:13-18.

Loue S. Forensic Epidemiology: Integrating Public Health and Law Enforcement. Sudbury, Mass: Jones & Bartlett Publishing; 2010.

Jernigan DB, Raghunathan PL, Bell BP, et al. Investigation of Bioterrorism-Related Anthrax, United States, 2001: Epidemiologic Findings. Emerg Infect Dis [serial online]. 2002;8:1019-1028. Available at: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/8/10/02-0353.htm. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Martinez D. Law Enforcement and Forensic Epidemiology. Presented at: Forensic Epidemiology Training Course; November 2-5, 2002; Chapel Hill, NC.

Moore J. Responding to Biological Threats: The Public Health System's Communicable Disease Control Authority. Health Law Bull. 2001;78:1-10. Available at: http://sogpubs.unc.edu/electronicversions/pdfs/hlb78.pdf. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Technical Working Group on Crime Scene Investigation. Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement. January 2000. Washington, DC: US Department of Justice. Available at https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/178280.pdf. Accessed March 1, 2012.

Interviewing Techniques. Public Health Training and Information Network Broadcast. North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health; August 17, 2004.

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