340.608.11 OBSERVATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
This course expands upon material presented in Principles of Epidemiology (340.601) and provides an opportunity to learn more about epidemiologic concepts as applied to cohort and case-control studies in the published literature. Emphasizes interpretation and the ability to critically evaluate observational study designs and methods of data analysis. Intermediate concepts include measures of association, bias, confounding, interaction/effect modification, and epidemiologic inference, and are illustrated in the context of published observational studies.
340.601 or 550.691-692; prior or concurrent enrollment in 140.612 or equivalent.