Christian Brothers University
Caduceus Newsletter: Spring 2017.01, Week of January 16.
Table of Contents:
The All New 2017 VMCAS Webinar Series has
finally been scheduled!!
1. The All New 2017 VMCAS Webinar Series has finally been scheduled!!
The All New 2017 VMCAS Webinar Series has finally been scheduled!!
http://aavmc.org/webinars.aspx . The series includes:
· The Road to Veterinary School:
o Audience: Undergraduate Freshmen / Sophomore / Pre-Veterinary Students (open to all)
o Summary: Learn how to prepare for the VMCAS application and find out what you should be doing during your early undergraduate career leading up to graduate school
· Advising the Veterinary Student:
o Audience: Pre-Veterinary / Pre-Health / Career Advisors
o Summary: Advising the veterinary student will help you better understand the application process and shows you the tools to help your students.
This year, we have created an “Upcoming Webinars and Special Events” mailing list. You can receive notifications of all of AAVMC & VMCAS special events by joining the list! You may do so by clicking here:
Tony Wynne, Director of Admissions & Recruitment
2. The Veterinary Medical School Admissions Requirements (VMSAR) publication (2017/2018 Edition) is seeking profile submissions for this year’s book. We accept submissions from Pre-Veterinary Students, First & Fourth year veterinary students as well as veterinarians!!
The Veterinary Medical School Admissions Requirements (VMSAR) publication (2017/2018 Edition) is seeking profile submissions for this year’s book. We accept submissions from Pre-Veterinary Students, First & Fourth year veterinary students as well as veterinarians!!
If you know of someone that you’d like to see featured in the publication, please forward them this email. Submission deadline is January 20th, 2017!
SUBMISSION WEBSITE: http://aavmc.org/vmsarprofile.aspx
Tony Wynne, Director of Admissions & Recruitment
3. The Illinois College of Optometry will host its 10th annual Focus on Your Future Summer Program for underrepresented minority undergraduate students.
The Illinois College of Optometry will host its 10th annual Focus on Your Future Summer Program for underrepresented minority undergraduate students. The program is a weeklong experience that will expose undergraduate students to the profession of optometry in a variety of settings. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and work with current optometry students, ICO Faculty & Staff, as well as practicing optometrists.
There is no cost to participate in this program and room and board will be provided. Participants are responsible for their travel expenses and/or transportation cost to and from ICO.
Program Dates: Monday, June 26 - Friday, June 30, 2017
Application Period: December 1, 2016 – March 30, 2017
For eligibility and application information, visit http://www.ico.edu/admissions/recruitment-events/. Please feel free to contact me if you and/or your students have any questions.
Thank you in advance for sharing this information with your students.
Teisha Johnson, M.S.
Illinois College of
ICO.edu | [blog.ico.edu]blog.ico.edu
4. The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program.
The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program. Please see the attached brochures and visit our SURE website, https://www.umc.edu/Education/Schools/Graduate_Studies/Undergraduate_Research/SURE.aspx for more information. Please encourage your students who are interested in biomedical research to apply. The application is open from now until February 15.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences
University of Mississippi Medical Center
5. The University of Memphis School of Public Health is pleased that our 2017 Public Health Summer Institute in Data Analytics has grown to span two weeks: August 7-18.
The University of Memphis School of Public Health is pleased that our 2017 Public Health Summer Institute in Data Analytics has grown to span two weeks: August 7-18.
SAVE THE DATES!
August 7- August 18, 2017
One and two-day workshops will enhance your expertise and data skills using SAS, R, SPSS, STATA, Causal Inference, and Excel:
“R” for Beginners
Data Analysis and Programming in STATA
Modeling and Techniques in Causal Inference
Data Analysis and Presentation using Excel
SPSS and Basic Analytics
Here are course descriptions:
SAVE THE DATE!!!
Public Health Summer Institute 2017
2-Day: “R” for Beginners
August 7-8 (Mon.-Tues.) 9:00 am- 4:00 pm; Meredith Ray, PhD
This introduction to R provides hands-on experience creating coding for manipulating, analyzing, and presenting data using R. Fee: $200
1-Day: Data Analysis and Programming in STATA
August 9 (Wed.) 9:00 am- 4:00 pm; Xinhua Yu, MD, PhD, MS
This interactive session will introduce data management, common commands in glm, survival analysis, mixed models, and graphs, and essential programming techniques in Stata. It is best suited for those who will use Stata for daily analysis. Fee: $100
1-Day: Modeling and Techniques in Causal Inference
August 10 (Thurs.) 9:00 am- 4:00 pm; Xinhua Yu, MD, PhD, MS
This advanced workshop includes topics such as causal graphical models, potential outcome framework, propensity score analysis, instrumental variable analysis, mediation analysis and moderation (interaction) analysis. All concepts and techniques will be accompanied by examples with SAS, Stata or R programs. Fee: $100
1-Day: Data Analysis and Presentation using Excel
August 11 (Fri.) 9:00 am- 4:00 pm; Chunrong Jia, PhD
This hands-on session provides hands-on experience analyzing and presenting data using Excel. Fee: $100
2-Day: SAS for Beginners
August 14-15 (Mon.-Tues.) 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Vikki Nolan, DSc, MPH
This interactive session will provide an introduction to SAS with practice writing code, performing basic data manipulations, and using basic SAS procedures to summarize a dataset. Fee: $200
1-Day: Intermediate/Advanced SAS
August 16 (Wed.) 9:00 am- 4:00 pm; George Relyea, MS
This workshop will provide experience in the use of SAS to inform research. Fee: $100
2-Day: SPSS and Basic Analytics
August 17-18 (Thurs.-Fri.) 9:00 am-4:00 pm; George Relyea, MS
The first day of this interactive workshop teaches the basics of using IBM SPSS in the menu and programming environment to perform data management, generate reports and graphics. The second day concentrates on performing basic analytical methods with special attention to interpretation of results. Fee: $200
For information please contact Dr. Marian Levy email@example.com 901.678.4514
CPH credits are available for all workshops. See the attached flyer for details.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to students and colleagues! Space is limited to 30 participants in each session.
Registration will begin in April, but for now Save the Date.
For more information, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Marian Levy, DrPH, RD, FAND
Governing Council, American Public Health Association
Fellow, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Interim Associate Dean
School of Public Health
The University of Memphis
230 Robison Hall
Memphis, TN 38152
Telephone: (901) 678-4514
FAX: (901) 678-0372
6. Columbia University’s Bioethics Master of Science Program Launches an Online-Only Option!
Dr. Stan Eisen,
Memphis, TN 38104
Caduceus Newsletter Archives: http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/Caduceus.html