340.751.01 EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS 1
First offering in the Epidemiologic Methods sequence. Introduces students to history, principles, and concepts of epidemiologic research. Covers epidemiologic reasoning and causal inference, models of disease causation and prevention, and the cohort framework for characterizing the health of populations. Presents measures of population health, measures of association, and screening. Provides experience through laboratory problems with epidemiologic methods and inference, calculation of population health measures, and literature interpretation.
After successful completion, students will be able to: 1. Explain the applicability of epidemiologic methods in biomedical and public health research; 2. Describe epidemiologic principles for investigating health and disease in populations; 3. Select, calculate and interpret population health measures; and 4. Apply causal reasoning to interpreting epidemiologic and other scientific evidence.
- Monday 8:30 - 9:50
- Wednesday 8:30 - 9:50
- Friday 8:30 - 9:50
- M W 10:00 - 11:50 (1)
- M W 10:00 - 11:50 (2)
- M F 10:00 - 11:50 (3)
- M F 10:00 - 11:50 (4)
Prior or concurrent enrollment in Statistical Methods in Public Health I (140.621) or Methods in Biostatistics I (140.651).