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223.861.01 GLOBAL DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL PROGRAM DOCTORAL SEMINAR

Department: International Health
Term: 3rd term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Luke Mullany
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:
Description:

Strengthens research skills through critical appraisal of published research results and preparation of research protocols or projects.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Intelligently discuss the role of research in the improvement of the health status of populations throughout the world
Identify and compare aspects of the philosophy of science that are critical to the conduct of research
Constructively critique research methods employed by public health scientists
Formulate research questions that may develop into dissertation topics

Methods of Assessment: Based on oral presentations, written critiques, and class participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 1:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: IH doctoral students
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

None

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail