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EEH 500LEC Introduction to Epidemiology


This course is intended to provide a basic introduction to principles and methods of epidemiology for students. The course emphasizes the conceptual aspects of epidemiologic investigation and application of these concepts in public health and related professions. Topics include overview of the epidemiologic approach to studying disease; the natural history of disease; measures of disease occurrence, association and risk; epidemiologic study designs; disease surveillance; population screening; interpreting epidemiologic associations; causal inference using epidemiologic information; and application of these basic concepts in the context of selected major diseases and risk factors. Please note that this course cannot be used for degrees that require EEH 501 unless pre-approved by the program director or as a prerequisite for courses that require EEH 501.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Varies

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Published: Mar 25, 2019 15:45:57