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340.608.11 OBSERVATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

Cancelled

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Ayesha Khan
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

340.601 or 550.691-692; prior or concurrent enrollment in 140.612 or equivalent.

Description:

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.

Methods of Assessment:

Mid term and Final Exam

Instructor Consent:

No consent required