340.640.01 EYE DISEASE: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL
- Sheila West
Lectures and small group discussions present the pathology, clinical manifestations, epidemiology, treatment, and control of the major blinding diseases, including cataract, glaucoma, onchocerciasis, trachoma, vitamin A deficiency, and age-related macular degeneration.
To understand fundamental pathology and clinical manifestations of major blinding eye diseases. 2. To be able to describe features of the epidemiology, treatment, and control of the major blinding diseases 3. To write a short paper describing a new reserch project addressing risk factors for a major blinding eye disease 4. To experience a true, inescapable, class deadline for a paper which prepares students for the real world of grant deadlines.
- Tuesday 3:30 - 4:20
340.601, and 140.621 or former 140.601