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340.764.01 PROFESSIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY METHODS II

Discontinued

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
4th term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M W,  9:00 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Carlos Castillo
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

340.763 Professional Epid Methods I or consent of instructor

Description:

Trains future leaders using advanced epidemiological methods applied in modern public health practice. Provides students with the key epidemiological competencies for mid-level and senior-level epidemiologists. Focuses on epidemiological methods and tools used in key health situation analyses. Covers examples of health priority assessments, health needs assessments, epidemiological stratification of public health problems, measuring health inequalities and evaluation of effectiveness of public health programs, using real public health scenarios and available health information datasets. Also covers selected methods for translating epidemiologic data for decision-making. Additionally, addresses the role of available epidemiological evidence and translational research for public health programs.

Methods of Assessment:

Participation in lectures and labs: 35%;
Lab assignments: 35%; Final Exam: 30%

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Second of two classes designed to train future leaders using advanced epidemiological methods applied in modern public health practice.