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This archive provides a collection of webinars on methodology. The topics include HIV prevention, implementation methods, personalized medicine, complexity, and longitudinal data. In 2017, the Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) provided co-funding to the Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology to help create this archive. 

Format: Online
Eligibility: Open to the Public
Offered by: Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology

The NIH-Duke Master's Program in Clinical Research, established in 1998, is one of the nation's first training programs in clinical research. This program allows participants to attend formal courses in research design, research management, medical genomics, and statistical analysis at the Clinical Center by means of video-conferencing from Duke or on-site by adjunct faculty.

The program leads to a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research, a professional degree awarded by the Duke University School of Medicine. There is also a non-degree option for qualified students who want to pursue specific areas of interest.

Applications will be accepted through August 1, 2020.

Format: In Person
Dates: Offered Annually
Offered by: National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Duke University

Dr. Sterman discusses systems approaches in public health, including the concepts of policy resistance, implementation feedbacks, and model boundaries and explores how these ideas can be applied to effect change in a complex system. He includes examples from healthcare and public health such as implementation of formulary drug lists and SARS epidemic modeling.

Dr. McLeroy discusses adoption of systems methodology, including multiple levels of analysis, utility for identifying points of change, testing models against reality, and applications to program evaluation and various research designs, including community-based participatory research and randomized clinical trials.

Format: Online
Dates: March 22, 2007
Length: 2 Hours
Eligibility: Open to the Public
Offered by: Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
Presenter: John Sterman, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Ken McLeroy, Ph.D., Texas A&M University