Course P216/05 Nutritional Epidemiology


Course leader: Christina Catherine Dahm

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: PH

Course fee: 5,085.00 DKK

Max seats: 20

Applicants: 12

Status: Course is finished

Semester: Fall 2021

Application deadline: 07/09/2021

Start date: 28/09/2021

Administrator: Annette Poulsen

Residential course

Please note that this is a residential course taking place at Sandbjerg Manor in Sønderborg with mandatory stay over.

The course, P216/05 Nutritional Epidemiology, is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, autumn 2021.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other fields. The participants are expected to have completed an introductory course in epidemiology.

Aim: The aim of the course is to provide knowledge about methodologies used in nutritional epidemiology.

Learning outcome:

  • Insight into study designs in nutritional epidemiology
  • Insight into design and conduct of nutritional epidemiological studies
  • Insight into strategies for analyses of nutritional epidemiological data
  • Ability to evaluate nutritional epidemiological studies

Contents: Principles for designing nutritional epidemiological studies and different strategies for analyses of nutritional epidemiological data will be introduced. The current status of nutritional epidemiology, as well as potential directions and challenges will be discussed.

The course will consist of a combination of lectures, group work, and discussions.

Instructors: Christina C Dahm, Berit Lilienthal Heitmann (University of Copenhagen) and others

Venue: Sandbjerg Manor, Sandbjergvej 102, 6400 Sønderborg

Participation in the course is without cost for:

  • PhD students, research-year students and research honours programme students from Aarhus University

Course fee:

  • PhD students enrolled at partner universities of the Nordoc collaboration. A payment for accommodation of DKK 5,085.00 will be charged.
  • PhD students from other institutions in the open market agreement for PhD courses. A payment for accommodation of DKK 5,085.00 will be charged.
  • Others: DKK 5,085.00 incl. accommodation

Course dates:

  • 28 September 2021 09:00 - 21:00
  • 29 September 2021 09:00 - 21:00
  • 30 September 2021 09:00 - 16:00