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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Professional Epidemiologic Methods: Public Health Surveillance

June 13 - June 17, 2016
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
2 credits

Course Number: 340.766.11

Course Instructor: 

Carlos Castillo-Salgado


Covers epidemiological methods and analyses for public health surveillance, including novel measurement approaches for “real and near real time” surveillance, syndrome surveillance and surveillance of public health events. Students learn interpretation of analytic strategies including descriptive and inferential epidemiological methods for surveillance data.

Student Evaluation: Labs- 60%; and final exam - 40%.

Location: Baltimore

Prerequisite: 340.608 Observational Epid or 340.752 Epidemiologic Methods 2

Auditors Allowed: No

Grading Options: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail