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340.863.01 DOCTORAL SEMINARS IN EPIDEMIOLOGY

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  4:00 - 5:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Thomas Glass
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Provides a forum in which the doctoral students present and discuss papers on topics relative to epidemiologic principles and practice. Proposed topics include issues in measurement, causal reasoning, confounding, and multilevel modeling. Faculty guides the selection of topics and readings, and facilitates active dialog among seminar participants.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. discuss epidemiology research, controversies, ethics, and help form their professional identities
Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation is based on a paper, presentations, and classroom discussion.
Enrollment Restriction:
Restricted to second year doctoral students in Epi.
Instructor Consent:
No consent required
Prerequisite:

340.601-604 and department written comprehensive exam.