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Department: Epidemiology
Term: 3rd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: David Celentano
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:

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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
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.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:30 - 5:20
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 45
Enrollment Restriction: post-comprehensive, second year doctoral students in Epidemiology
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

Enrollment restricted to 2nd year Epidemiology doctoral students

For consent, contact:

340.751-754 and department written comprehensive exam.

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Students will write their dissertation proposals during this term. Group will meet 2 -3x during the term.