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Department: Epidemiology
Term: 4th term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructors:
  • 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.

Learning Objective(s):

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.

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based on class presentations and general class participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 10:20
Enrollment Minimum: 8
Enrollment Maximum: 14
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

Dr. Sharrett requires pre-screening of students for eligibility.

For consent, contact:

340.753 and 340.607 waivers may be granted only on permission of the instructor.

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail