Alaska Native Epidemiology Center

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The Alaska Native Epidemiology Center offers training workshops to build skills in core public health competencies. We also organize and sponsor public health conferences in Alaska. We provide experiential learning opportunities for students through internships, practicum placements, and mentorship opportunities.

Upcoming Training & Conferences

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Collecting and Using Stories for Evaluation Workshop

May 15-16, 2018

This workshop is intended to build skills on the use of stories for evaluation. Participants will gain skills in gathering stories, developing and editing stories for maximum effectiveness, and presenting stories in a defensible manner suitable for evaluation purposes. General registration begins April 1, 2018.

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Analyzing Qualitative Data Workshop

May 17, 2018

After an overview of the principles of qualitative analysis, attention will be placed on how to code, sort, and arrange data using the constant comparative method. Participants will actually practice data analysis in small teams using the constant comparative method. General registration begins April 1, 2018.

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2018 Alaska MCH & Immunization Conference

September 26-28, 2018

The biennial conference provides opportunities to learn about new and emerging issues in maternal and child health and immunization in Alaska. Rural and urban Alaska health professionals come together to learn about best practices and much more.

Conference to take place at the Hilton Anchorage.

Abstracts are due April 13, 2018.

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Past Training

The EpiCenter runs several training workshops each year. Past topics have included program evaluation, grants management, health literacy, and many more. We provide scholarships to Alaska Native professionals and students to help build capacity in the Alaska Tribal Health System.

Past Conferences

Materials from past conferences can be found here:

Alaska MCH & Immunization Conference

Alaska Native Population Data Conference

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