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EEH 501LEC Principles of Epidemiology


Introduction to the basic principles, methods, and uses of epidemiology. This course is a masters/doctoral level course designed to introduce epidemiology, its methods and its role in public health. A major portion of the course will be devoted to overviewing fundamental epidemiologic methods used in public health research and practice. The student will be familiarized with basic measures used in describing disease frequency in populations. Descriptive and analytic approaches to the study of disease will be explored, and a perspective on the role of epidemiologic methods in health services planning and evaluation will be provided. Problem solving exercises will be used to provide students with an opportunity to tabulate data and apply subject matter developed during lectures and in reading assignments. At the end of the course students should have a general understanding of the uses and limitations of epidemiologic inquiry. This understanding should provide the basis for applying epidemiologic concepts in work-related settings and in other courses in the public health curriculum.

Credits: 4
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Varies
Requisites: Pre-requisite: Students in the following Academic Plans only: Epidemiology PHD, Epidemiology MS, Public Health MPH, Public Health CAS, Public Health Online CAS, Public Hlth Combined (MSW) MPH, Public Health Comb MPH, Public Health Combined MPH.
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Published: Aug 15, 2022 10:44:52