Symposium Univ Bordeaux

Bordeaux International School of Population Health Sciences - June 29th - July 3rd 2015


The Bordeaux International School of Population Health Sciences provides short courses covering topics around population health studies. The School is initiated and organized by the Excellence Initiative (IdEx Bordeaux) of the University of Bordeaux and is the associated short course school of the programe "Health Determinants in Societies" (HEADS). It is further associated with the Bordeaux School of Public Health (ISPED).

The second one-week program will be held from June 29 to July 3 2015 in Bordeaux, France. It covers important and innovative methodological aspects of population health studies and their communication, offering formal lectures paired with practical work.

This year's curriculum is designed specifically for health professionals, scientists, students and others who are interested in population studies, prevention, public health, drug and medical device industry, health policy, management, and health communication.

In this second edition, we offer 4 courses:

  1. Introduction to principles and methods of population health studies/epidemiology
  2. Social Determinants of health
  3. Health Communication
  4. Medicines post-marketing evaluation

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The working language of the courses and all related material will be English. Further details on the courses can be found sound on this webpage. A summary in French can be found here.

We are excited that internationally renowned experts in population studies, social aspects of health determinants, health communication, and pharmacoepidemiology/vigilance have agreed to serve as faculty for this second short program and we are looking forward to welcoming you to Bordeaux.

For the faculty, Tobias Kurth, MD, ScD
Bordeaux International School of Population Health Sciences