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

R For Beginners

R for Beginners
[Virtual Training Opportunity] 

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
10 – 12 AM AKST

This is a 2-hour training on R, the statistical programming language. We will introduce foundational R skills including installing packages, analyzing and visualizing data, and exporting output. No prior knowledge of R is necessary.

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Alaska Native Community Health Assessments

This 25 minute video will share information on how to respectfully conduct a community health assessment in Alaska Native communities, including building relationships, planning the assessment, analyzing the information collected, and using assessment results to strategize changes to improve community health.

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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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