380.664.01 REPRODUCTIVE AND PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
Focuses on current research, controversial issues and methodological approaches about the epidemiology of reproductive and perinatal health. Selected topics include, but are not limited to, conception, infertility, contraception, hormone supplementation, reproductive related cancers, complications of pregnancy, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Includes short lectures on selected topics, followed by student-directed discussion of research readings and their public health implications.
Review the epidemiology of female and male reproduction, including contraception, reproductive associated neoplasias, HIV, STIs, and the epidemiology of pregnancy and perinatal outcomes. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of biological information on the sociodemographic, behavioral, and biologic risk factors for adverse outcomes, and to review the biologic mechanisms for observed epidemiologic associations. 3. Apply epidemiologic findings to clinical and public health concerns in developed and developing countries. 4. Critically review scientific literature in the field of reproductive and perinatal epidemiology.
- Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20
- Thursday 1:30 - 3:20
340.601 or equivalent