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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

340.659.11 ADVANCED ISSUES IN THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF HIV/AIDS

June 23 - 27, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. (and two noon-time lectures)
2 credits

Interactive real-time online course participation option available.

Course Instructor :

Homayoon Farzadegan

Description:

Discusses the following topics at an advanced level:

(1) Basic science and pathogenesis of HIV/AIDS
(2) Dynamics of the HIV epidemic in five continents
(3) Clinical management of HIV/AIDS in developed and developing countries
(4) Prevention and control modalities against HIV/AIDS
(5) Future growth of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with special reference to global economic impact of HIV vaccine and eradication issues of HIV/AIDS.

Student Evaluation: Short Paper

Learning Objectives:

Class Times: Mon 06/23/2014 - Fri 06/27/2014

Monday 5:00 - 6:50 pm
Tuesday 5:00 - 6:50 pm
Wednesday 5:00 - 6:50 pm
Thursday 5:00 - 6:50 pm
Friday 5:00 - 6:50 pm

Prequisites:   340.649.11 or equivalent

Grading Options: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail

Course Materials:  Provided in class and through CoursePlus

Recommended Textbooks:  Stine, G. AIDS Update 2013 (available from Matthews Johns Hopkins Medical Book Center and also Amazon.com; approx. cost $76.25); AIDS: The Biological Basis (5th edition) by Benjamin Weeks, I. Edward Alcamo & Bartlett Publishers (available from Matthews Johns Hopkins Medical Book Center and also Amazon.com; approx. cost $90)