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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

June 16-20, 2014
5:00 p.m .- 6:50 p.m.

Interactive real-time online course participation option available.

Course Instructor:

·         Homayoon Farzadegan


This course will deal with the epidemiology of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS. Current knowledge of the natural history, biology, virology, epidemiology and clinical aspects of AIDS as well as treatment and vaccine clinical trials against HIV will be reviewed. Descriptive, analytic and experimental epidemiologic studies will be critically reviewed to provide a synthesis of our current understanding of the pathogenesis of this infectious disease. No prerequisites. However, an understanding of basic science concepts and biology will be assumed. Basic epidemiological principles and other quantitative skills will prove useful in understanding the distribution of the disease and in interpreting research findings

Student Evaluation: Paper

Learning Objectives:

Class Times: Mon 06/16/2014 - Fri 06/20/2014

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

Grading Options: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail

 Course Materials: Provided in class and through CoursePlus