Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
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.
Student Evaluation: Student evaluation is based on a paper, presentations, and classroom discussion.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
discuss epidemiology research, controversies, ethics, and help form their professional identities
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 45
Enrollment Restriction: post-comprehensive, second year doctoral students in Epidemiology
340.751-754 and department written comprehensive exam.
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
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Special Comments: Students will write their dissertation proposals during this term. Group will meet 2 -3x during the term.