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Department: Epidemiology
Term: 2nd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: priya duggal
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
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: 30
Enrollment Restriction: second year doctoral students in Epidemiology
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Consent required for students who have not passed the comprehensive exam.

For consent, contact:

Successful completion of 340.754 or 340.764 and departmental written comprehensive exam

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail