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340.863.01 DOCTORAL SEMINARS IN EPIDEMIOLOGY

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
David Celentano
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

340.751-754 and department written comprehensive exam.

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:

post-comprehensive, second year doctoral students in Epidemiology

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Enrollment restricted to 2nd year Epidemiology doctoral students

For consent, contact:

dcelenta@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

Students will write their dissertation proposals during this term. Group will meet 2 -3x during the term.