340.803.01 ADVANCED TOPICS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY
- A Richey Sharrett
- Edgar R. Miller
Provides a forum for in-depth discussion of current research on cardiovascular diseases etiology. Selected topics, to be chosen together by students and faculty, include the major factors predicting coronary heart disease and stroke. Students review literature and present to the class information on specific hypotheses and their biological plausibilty, and evaluate the population-based evidence to support them.
This course will prepare the student to be better able to develop or evaluate specific cardiovascular research hypotheses, relate them to relevant biology, and anticipate methodological obstacles to their investigation.
- Tuesday 8:30 - 10:20
340.753 and 340.607 waivers may be granted only on permission of the instructor.