Cognitive Interviewing in Survey Research

This short course is designed to provide participants with fundamentals on how to design, conduct, and analyze cognitive interviews. Participants will have the opportunity to practice specific cognitive interviewing techniques, including think-alouds, probing, and observation. Participants will also learn about revising survey questions based on interpreting cognitive interview results. Contact Jill Stevens with questions

Systems Thinking Workshop

Complex problems need complexity-aware methods. Systems thinking, one such method, is a structured approach to learning about complex problems that engages diverse perspectives in developing visual representations of emerging understanding... Read more »

Registration open for “Multi-Item Scale Development Part 1”

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Dr. Marcella Boynton is currently an assistant professor in the UNC Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Medicine and a biostatistician at UNC NC TraCS Institute where she provides statistics, research methods, and psychometrics support to a wide range of translational and behavioral scientists. Contact Jill Stevens with questions.

HPM PhD Dissertation Defense: Maria Stevens

HPM PhD candidate, Maria Stevens, will present her dissertation research, titled, "The influence of vulnerability on the treatment and outcomes for opioid use disorder among people who present to the... Read more »

Influenza (flu) Vaccination Clinic

Great Hall, Frank Porter Graham Student Union 3103 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

An opportunity for UNC-Chapel Hill community members to obtain a flu vaccination on campus on Friday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Frank Porter Graham Student Union (Employee Appreciation Day) There are several other opportunities for UNC-Chapel Hill community members to obtain a flu vaccination on campus: Student Stores Pharmacy - Offers no-appointment flu... Read more »

Utilizing Probability Panels: Best Practices in Planning, Fielding, and Analysis

This 2-day course (10/23 2-4pm & 10/25 3-5pm) is designed to provide a guide for consumers of probability-based panels to understand what they are working with: What questions to ask and what features to understand about probability panels in evaluating their use for data collections, and how to best use probability-based panel data. It will... Read more »

Intermediate Qualtrics

This course will cover topics beyond the scope of the Introductory to Qualtrics short course. We will take a deeper dive into “Survey Flow” features including routing with branches, embedded data, customizing the “End of Survey” experience, and randomization. We will explore embedded data, and several ways you can import or set data in your... Read more »

Registration open for “Quantitative and Qualitative Data Collection Techniques for Health Measurements”

This course will focus on both qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques to measure health. First, participants will learn about collecting qualitative data on health through semi-structured interviews and researcher driven photo-elicitation interviews. Second, we give an introduction to the design and implementation of quantitative surveys. Participants will learn more about the design of survey... Read more »

Modular Design and Automated Testing with Python

This course will introduce participants to some of the best practices of professional software development. Participants will learn to structure their Python code into reusable functions and store those functions as separate scripts and/or packages. Participants will learn to write automated tests for their functions, to help confirm that results are as expected and to... Read more »

Multi-Item Scale Development Part 2

This course is the second in a two-part scale development course series on scale development. Part one of the series focused on the general theories and methods used in the scale development process. This second portion focuses on the analytic methods used to statistically test, refine, and validate scale data. These methods include Cronbach’s alpha,... Read more »

Dataverse API

This is a full-day, intensive, interactive course focused on using the Dataverse Application Programming Interface (API) to interact with data archived in a Dataverse-based repository. The session will be broken into to two segments over the course of the day: 1) we will cover the basics of what an API is, how it works, and... Read more »

A Seminar in Honor of Wendy Brewster: “Endometrial Cancer, Health Disparities, and Mentorship”

G100 Bondurant Hall 321 South Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Please join the Women's Health Multidisciplinary Consortium for a special seminar this month in honor of Wendy Brewster, MD, PhD. Wendy was a trailblazer in women's health and racial health disparities at UNC, as well as a beloved mentor. To continue carrying on her legacy, the "Endometrial Cancer, Health Disparities, and Mentorship" seminar will feature... Read more »

HPM PhD Dissertation Defense: Prajwol Nepal

HPM PhD candidate, Prajwol Nepal, will present his dissertation research, titled, "Non-prescription antibiotics use among children in Nepal: Evidence and interventions in community settings." Contact Valerie Hooker with questions.

Health Policy and Management Information Session

228 Rosenau Hall Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The HPM curriculum includes a combination of courses in public health and health policy and management, a summer internship, elective courses (including senior honors thesis and graduate-level options), and a year-long capstone experience. The curriculum emphasizes collaboration and application through multiple semester and year-long team projects, some with community partners. Students go through the program... Read more »