POR Training Program Session 7- Primary Uses for Alberta's Secondary Health Care Data
POR Training Program Session 7- Primary Uses for Alberta's Secondary Health Care Data

POR Training Program Session 7- Primary Uses for Alberta's Secondary Health...

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Calgary. Edmonton. Lethbridge, Online access

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The Patient-Oriented Research Training Program provides participants with a foundational understanding of Patient-Oriented Research (POR). It is intended to help equip research team members with the skills and knowledge necessary to engage meaningfully in projects that involve a POR approach. 

The Training Program is open to anyone who is collaborating, or planning to collaborate, in POR. It is intended for graduate students, trainees, community and academic researchers, patients and family members, health care professionals, decision-makers, and industry and community stakeholders who are interested in learning about, or contributing to, POR in Alberta. 

Sessions will involve a speaker introducing revlevant POR topic, followed by a collaborative workshop activity to further reinforce the ideas presented!

             Session 7- Primary Uses for Alberta's Secondary Health Care Data

          Wednesday, November 2, 2016


Join us for Session #7 as we talk about Accessing Healthcare Data in Alberta.


Hosted by the Career Development Platform of the Alberta SPOR SUPPOR Unit,


Guest Speaker presenting from the University of Alberta:


Jeff Bakal, PhD - Jeff Bakal is the lead biostatistician at the Health Research Methods and Analytics group at Alberta Health Services, and associate director of the Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) data platform.  He completed his PhD jointly with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and with the School of Physical Health and Education at Queen's University. He has worked on the methodology and analysis of several international studies in business strategy, ophthalmology, cardiology, in geriatric medicine and the analysis of kinematic data resulting in several peer reviewed articles and conference presentations. His current interests are in developing statistical methodology for time-to-event data and developing robust methodology for secondary use data. 

There is no cost to attend the sessions, but online registration is required. The in-person sessions will take place in the following locations - please indicate the location you plan to attend when you select your ticket:

University of Calgary (Foothills Site) - W21C Multi-purpose Room, Ground floor TRW Building, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary AB

University of Alberta - ECHA 1-182

University of Lethbridge - Room D511

Online access - please register for the online access ticket by November 1st at 12:00pm. Your email address will be used to forward the link for the session prior to the event.

We look forward to seeing you on November 2!

Stay tuned for our last session on November 30th! 

Questions? Please contact matthew.mancuso@ucalgary.ca

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