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340.662.17 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF TOBACCO CONTROL

Department: Epidemiology
Term: 1st term
Credits: 4 credits
Contact: Erika Tang
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
  • Erika Tang
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.

Learning Objective(s):


Methods of Assessment: Completion of 3 take-home assignments -Completion of final data analysis project
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

For auditors and individuals new to the certificate

For consent, contact: etang@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

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

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail