The online bootcamp will be delivered virtually, using a learning management system over a period of approximately 8 weeks. Each unit will include recorded lectures and exercises. Students and mentors will interact virtually at mutually convenient times. The small group projects will be completed under the guidance of a faculty mentor over the second 4 weeks. Examples of potential projects include building a decision-making dashboard for a rural public health department; collecting public health data via a variety of methods; or developing an algorithm to identify specific risk factors.
The bootcamp curriculum will include:
- Introduction to Public Health Informatics (PHI)
- Data Standards
- Public Health Analytics
- Privacy and Security
- Emerging Trends in PHI
- Public Health Surveillance
- Bias and Equity in data use
GET PHIT Online Bootcamp consists of approximately 36 hours of material delivered over a period of eight weeks, requiring roughly 4.5 hours of work each week.
The Bootcamp contains 4 weeks of lectures and assessment/activity materials estimated to take 18 hours to complete. The remaining 4 weeks will be working on a research project with a group for an estimated 18 hours. Actual time spent may vary from person to person.
If you have any questions about the GET PHIT Bootcamps, please contact us at GETPHITBootcamp@uth.tmc.edu.