Category Archives: Public Health

Webinar: Searching by Variable in ICPSR

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Looking for a data to analyze that contains a specific question asked in a survey, aka a specific “variable”? Check out this webinar, “What’s in There? Searching by Variable at ICPSR,” on Tuesday, June 14 at Noon – register here! … Continue reading

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Upcoming Library Workshop: “Teaching with Archival Objects,” April 14, Library South 8

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Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, and Jessica Rose, Graduate Teaching Assistant, English, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Objects” from 2pm – 4pm … Continue reading

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What can you do with biostatistics? Get a job!

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Biostatistics: The Hottest Career of the 21st Century: A talk by Matt Hayat, Ph.D., associate professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the School of Public Health. Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CURVE, Library South, 2nd floor Biostatistics is the science … Continue reading

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Urban Health Lecture, 10/7/15, Atlanta Planning & Community Development

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Georgia State University Partnership for Urban Health Research Annual Urban Health Lecture “Urban Planning Makes a Healthier City” Keynote Speaker:  Tim Keane, Commissioner of Atlanta’s Department of Planning and Community Development Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Time: 10:30-noon Place: 25 Park Place, … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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David Sackett, “Father” of Evidence-Based Medicine

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David Sackett, MD, OC, FRSC, MSc, FRCP, clinical epidemiologist, and founding Chair of the Cochrane Collaboration, has died. In 1967, Dr. Sackett founded the world’s first department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at McMaster University in Ontario. He founded and … Continue reading

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Tracing a History of Atlanta’s Public Transit

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With MARTA expanding into Clayton County and the agency now resting on a more sound financial footing thanks to efforts by Keith Parker, MARTA appears to be on an upswing. As the concept of transit oriented development gains momentum, more … Continue reading

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