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July 11

Taljaard Speaks on Disease Prevention

Dr. Monica Taljaard

Dr. Monica Taljaard

The Office of Disease Prevention will hold a Mind the Gap webinar with Dr. Monica Taljaard about stepped wedge cluster randomized design. It takes place at 11 a.m. on July 11.

The presentation will explain the unique characteristics of the stepped wedge cluster randomized design and its implications for sample size calculation and analysis, and discuss its strengths and weaknesses compared to traditional designs.

Taljaard is a senior scientist in the clinical epidemiology program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and associate professor in the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa. She has a Ph.D. in epidemiology and biostatistics from Western University and her main research interests are in the design, analysis and ethics of cluster randomized trials.

She will accept questions during the webinar via WebEx and Twitter. Use the hashtag #NIHMtG.

To register visit
https://nih.webex.com/nih/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea32481d1330dfa1395a42633f2603441.

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