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340.662.17 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TOBACCO CONTROL

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Tue 10/02/2012 - Fri 10/05/2012
Class Times:
  • Tu W Th F,  9:00am - 5:00pm

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Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Erika Tang
Course Instructor:
Prerequisite:

Students must have prior exposure to epidemiology through coursework or professional experience

Description:

Applies epidemiologic principles to address questions relevant to tobacco control and tobacco-related research. Includes topics such as studying the determinants of tobacco use and cessation patterns, surveillance of tobacco-related indicators, interpreting burden of disease estimates, and evaluating the impact of tobacco control policies. After learning these epidemiologic principles, students apply these new skills through hands-on analysis of tobacco control surveillance data.

Methods of Assessment:

Completion of 3 take-home assignments
-Completion of final data analysis project

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

For auditors and individuals new to the certificate

For consent, contact:

etang@jhsph.edu