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Contextual Analysis, Part 3: Applying the Statistical Concepts to Real Data

Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 2:00-3:00 p.m., ET

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Presenter Information

Michael Kogan, Ph.D.Michael Kogan, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Data and Program Development
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18-41
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: (301) 443-3145
Fax: (301) 443-3145

Michael Kogan holds a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Yale University. He is currently the Director, Office of Data and information Management for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. In this position he is responsible for directing activities of the office with an emphasis on 1) maternal and child health research; 2) building the data capacity of federal, state and local areas in maternal and child health; and 3) building the maternal and child health epidemiology capacity in the United States.

Prior to this position, he worked as a Senior Epidemiologist at the National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He serves on the editorial boards of the Maternal and Child Health Journal and the American Journal of Public Health. His research interests include: the effect of prenatal and pediatric care services on maternal and child health, the effect of lack of health care coverage on access and continuity of care, multiple births and determinants of preterm birth.

Patricia O'Campo, Ph.D.Patricia O'Campo, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Toronto
Alma and Baxter Ricard Chair in Inner City Health
Director, Centre for Research on Inner City Health
30 Bond Street
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, ON M5B 1W8
Phone: (416) 864-6060, ext. 3312

Dr. Patricia O'Campo is Director of the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St. Michael's Hospital and Professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto. As a social epidemiologist she has been conducting research on the social determinants of health and well-being among women and children for over 18 years. She has focused on methods development as part of her research including application of multilevel modeling to understand residential and workplace contexts on women's and children's health, the application of concept mapping to increase understanding of how residential neighborhoods influence well-being, and on the development of monitoring methods for rare health events in small geographic areas. She has conducted a number of longitudinal studies in the areas of social determinants of adult mental health, intimate partner violence and children's well-being as well as clinic and community based evaluations of programs concerning smoking cessation, prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV, and prevention of infant mortality. She has been widely recognized for her contributions to the well-being of women and children through the receipt of early and mid-career awards given by national organizations in the US and serves on several local, federal and international committees and boards such as the Board of the Wellesley Institute in Toronto, the national Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System committee, the national Canadian Institute for Health Research grant review panel on population health and the US National Research Council/Institute of Medicine Board on Children, Youth and Family.