340.673.11 Evolution of Epidemiologic Methods
June 16-20, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Examines the development of epidemiological methods and the links between epidemiology and public health. Reviews the methodologic and conceptual progress achieved from preformal epidemiologists through the evolution of ‘modern epidemiology” methods ( study designs) and concepts (confounding, bias, interaction and causal inference) .
- Develop a sense of identity as epidemiologist by understanding how and why the current epidemiologic ideas integrate 350 years of experience in addressing the main clinical and public health issues that have affected human societies since the 17th century.
- Identify the four historical phases in the construction of theory for epidemiologic research: preformal (1662-1912), early,(1912-1945) classic (1945-1976), and modern (1976 to present) epidemiology.
- Identify landmark questions and related epidemiologic studies that led to specific innovations in terms of methods and ideas.
- Integrate a historical perspective in your own teaching of epidemiology
· Mon 06/16/2014 - Fri 06/20/2014
· Monday 8:30 - 12:00
· Tuesday 8:30 - 12:00
· Wednesday 8:30 - 12:00
· Thursday 8:30 - 12:00
· Friday 8:30 - 12:00
Auditors Allowed: No
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