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The second session of the Epi-web series as part of the collaboration between the Departments of Community Medicine of Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi and Kasturba Medical College, Manipal was held on 26th February, 2022 from 12pm to 1:30pm. The webinar had a good response with around 120 participants. The topic was “Basic Measures in Epidemiology ”.
The event was hosted by Dr Neeraj V Mohandas, MD Resident, Department of Community Medicine, AIMS, Kochi and Dr Anusha Viswanathan, MD Resident, Department of Community Medicine, KMC, Manipal. Dr Aswathy S, Professor & Head, Department of Community Medicine, KMC Manipal introduced and welcomed the speaker and Dr Muralidhar M Kulkarni, Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, KMC, Manipal delivered the concluding remarks.
The Speaker was Dr Biju George, Associate Professor in the Department of Community Medicine, Govt Medical College, Kozhikode. He is a well renowned facilitator who has conducted various PSBH (Problem Solving for Better Health) workshops globally. He is also a facilitator for more than 100 Research Methodology workshops for postgraduates as well as an avid teacher of Epidemiology.
It was a very crisp and informative session where in Dr Biju briefed the audience about the basic measures in Epidemiology and its application to Research. The concepts were explained in a very simple manner along with illustrative examples.