A methodologic core course. Details of concepts and quantitative techniques used in modern epidemiology.
An epidemiological perspective on health. General approaches for describing patterns of disease in groups of people, and elucidating various processes involved in creating differing levels of health in human groups. Lecture and lab examples of a wide range of contemporary health problems.
This course provides an overview of current issues in the epidemiology of women's health throughout the life cycle. Students will explore how epidemiologic methods are used to evaluate factors influencing reproductive health, cancer, cardiovascular disease and other common disorders in women. Students will learn basic quantitative methods, study design concepts, and critical thinking skills.
Students will develop fundamental skills in epidemiologic data analysis and interpretation. A major emphasis will be to gain practical experience in analyzing epidemiologic data using statistical software.
This course provides an overview of fundamental research methods utilized in conducting epidemiologic studies.
Provides students with the necessary analytic techniques, technical resources, and writing expertise to design and write their own thesis proposal and final thesis manuscript in the field of epidemiology. Also applies to students preparing to publish in journals and write grant proposals. Based on structure of a research proposal, beginning with sessions on conducting a literature review, progressing through methods and results, to the discussion. Students prepare a written proposal and a class presentation, and critique another student's presentation. Prerequisite: BIOST&EP 630.