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Workshops - 2.5 hours

2402 - Analytic Methods for Assessing Intervention Effectiveness

Thursday, June 15
2:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom 204

This presentation is designed for infection preventionists, healthcare epidemiologists, quality improvement staff, and others who wish to gain additional understanding and insight in the principles of epidemiology and statistical methods.

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Jonathan Edwards

Research Mathematical Statistician
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Edwards has performed statistical research in healthcare safety performance measurement at CDC for 29 years. He has provided major statistical contributions on the design, development and analysis of the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and its predecessor NNIS system. He is the lead statistician for both the NHSN as well as CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. He has served on CDC’s Statistical Advisory Board and is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. He enjoys teaching statistical and epidemiological methods and has done so nationally and internationally.

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Minn Soe

Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Decatur, Georgia

Minn M. Soe, MBBS, MPH

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Corrianne M. Billings

Infection Prevention Specialist
Mission Health System
Asheville, North Carolina

Corrianne Billings, BS, BSN, RN, CIC is the Manager of Infection Prevention, Surveillance and Data Analytics with Mission Health System, in Asheville, NC. Corrianne considers herself to be in the proficient stage of the APIC Competency Model and aspires to be an APIC Fellow. Prior to working in Infection Prevention, she was a bedside nurse working with patients with stroke, brain injury, and other neurological issues. Corrianne is active in her local APIC chapter and is the current chair of the APIC Professional Development Committee. While she enjoys all aspects of Infection Prevention, her specific interests include surveillance, data management, informatics, and policy.
Corrianne Billings received her Bachelor of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina Asheville and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Western Carolina University.

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