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NorPEN is a network of researchers with the purpose of facilitating research within the field of pharmacoepidemiology in the Nordic countries.

January 18, 2019


Webinars on hot topics in pharmacoepidemiology

Jan 18, 2019

The Danish Society for Pharmacoepidemiology hosts 8 scheduled webinars per year on hot topics in pharmacoepidemiology and would like to welcome all interested members of NorPEN to join.

The webinars include a theoretical presentation on a specific issue, e.g. surveillance bias, as well as an presentation of a paper focusing on the methods applied. The webinars are free for members of NorPEN and can be accessed here: https://c.deic.dk/dsfejournal/. The next webinar Using prescription registries to define continuous drug use: how to fill gaps between prescriptions will be held Jan 30. For more information including the schedule for the remaining webinars and instructions to access the meeting room, please see http://www.dsfe.dk/Hot-Topic-Webinars/.

Best regards - The Danish Society for Pharmacoepidemiology

All PhD students and junior researchers please hold the dates for the first NorPEN course in pharmacoepidemiology

December 4, 2017

The course "Pharmaco-epidemiology - drug use and safety" has been possible to implement through funding from NordForsk. The course is given twice and each course occasion includes two separate parts of one week each. The first course occasion is at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden 2018-2019 and the second at Copenhagen University in Denmark 2020. The course at Karolinska Institutet will take place 26-30 November 2018 (part 1) and 4-10 March (part 2). The dates for the second course occasion at Copenhagen University have not yet been set.

The course, which includes lectures, group work and data labs will provide knowledge and skills on how to conduct register-based research across the Nordic countries. A wide range of national and regional data sources available on drug dispensing, health outcomes and socioeconomic status and will be presented and so will the processes, when linking data from various sources. The participants will be trained in research methodology, how to perform register-based research, how to plan and carry out Nordic multi-country studies including legal aspects as well as research ethics. The course faculty consists of Nordic and International researchers and teachers having comprehensive experience with epidemiological methods and with register-based research. The course is open for PhD students and junior researchers from all the Nordic countries. Students from outside the Nordic countries can also apply.

Further information on the course, entry requirements, the online application systems and reimbursement of traveling and accommodation will be provided later.

On behalf of the NorPEN course faculty - Helle Kieler

Executive Committee meetings

Teleconference NorPEN March 13th 2018
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Face-to-face meeting NorPEN November 2nd 2017
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Teleconference NorPEN October 5th 2017
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Teleconference NorPEN May 30th 2017
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Teleconference NorPEN February 7th 2017
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Teleconference NorPEN January 10th 2017
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Face-to-face meeting NorPEN November 16th 2016
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Teleconference NorPEN October 6th 2016
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Teleconference NorPEN September 1st 2016
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Teleconference NorPEN June 9th 2016
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Teleconference NorPEN April 4th 2016
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Teleconference NorPEN January 19th 2016
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