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340.602.11 INTERMEDIATE EPIDEMIOLOGY

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Mon 06/18/2012 - Fri 06/29/2012
    M Tu W Th F,  8:30am - 12:00pm
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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Description:

This course will present and illustrate key methods used in epidemiologic research at an intermediate level. Topics will include causal inference in epidemiology, study designs, measures of disease frequency and association, methods to assess and handle confounding and bias, and analysis and statistical modeling in epidemiologic studies.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. describe the main issues involved in establishing causal relationships from observational data
  2. employ epidemiologic methods to address confounding, bias, effect modification and modeling using multiple variables in epidemiologic studies
  3. describe the main issues involved in establishing causal relationships from observational data
  4. employ epidemiologic methods to address confounding, bias, effect modification and modeling using multiple variables in epidemiologic studies
Methods of Assessment:
Exam
Instructor Consent:
No consent required