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HSHPS Professional Development and Data Systems workshop

When: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 8:30 AM - Wednesday, June 26, 2013 5:15 PM
Where: Bethesda Doubletree Hotel and NIH
Event Type(s): Training

On July 25-26, 2013 the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools is conducting a Professional Development and Data Systems workshop in Bethesda, Maryland on use of data sets to study Hispanic health disparities and career advancement. This workshop will help prepare scholars interested in Hispanic health research strengthen their skills and knowledge to perform analytical studies of national and state health datasets. The use of "Big Data," large databases, is being promoted as an important way to explore and develop hypotheses. At a time of restricted grant funding, use of existing data sets for publication can significantly support academic productivity. Visit:

For more information, contact:
Olivia Denise Carter-Pokras
+1 301 405 8037

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