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340.662.11 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TOBACCO CONTROL

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 Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Students must have prior exposure to epidemiology through coursework or professional experience

Description:

Applies epidemiologic principles to address questions relevant to tobacco control and tobacco-related research. Includes topics such as studying the determinants of tobacco use and cessation patterns, surveillance of tobacco-related indicators, interpreting burden of disease estimates, and evaluating the impact of tobacco control policies. After learning these epidemiologic principles, students apply these new skills through hands-on analysis of tobacco control surveillance data.

Methods of Assessment:

Completion of 3 take-home assignments
-Completion of final data analysis project

Instructor Consent:

No consent required