Survey Methods for Health Services Research: Theory & Application Part II

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Speaker: Lusine Abrahamyan

Date: February 2nd

Time: 11 AM – 1 PM

Location: Health Sciences Building (155 College Street, Toronto ON), Room HS 100


This will be the 2nd workshop on survey methods, following a highly informative workshop by Lusine in the Fall. The first workshop covered the most important areas of health survey methods including sampling strategy and sampling frame, survey errors, and different survey modes with their advantages and disadvantages. This follow-up workshop will discuss how to design survey tools, the operational aspects of survey planning and monitoring, analysis of data, and some specifics of Internet surveys. Two examples (national and international) of large health-related surveys will be presented. All are welcome.

Lusine Abrahamyan, MD MPH PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto and Clinical Epidemiologist at the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment Collaborative (THETA). She obtained her medical degree from the Yerevan State Medical University (Armenia), Master in Public Health degree from the American University of Armenia, and PhD from the University of Toronto. Her past work was focused on evaluating methodological challenges in conducting randomized clinical trials in rare diseases and methods for developing quality indicators. Her current research interests are in health technology assessment and complex interventions. Lusine is teaching graduate courses in applied research methods, clinical epidemiology, systematic reviews, and health survey research methods.