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Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Professional Epidemiologic Methods: Topics and Methods for Health Situation Analysis

June 20-June 24, 2016
8:30 a.m. – noon
2 credits
Course Number: 340.767.11

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Focuses on epidemiological methods and tools used in key health situation analyses. Includes the use of prospective epidemiological scenarios for monitoring health targets and indications. Also covers examples of health priority setting assessments; health needs assessments, and the methods for epidemiological stratification of public health problems. Laboratory exercises provide experience with applying concepts, methods and tools to problems drawn from real epidemiological data and published literature.

Learning Objectives:

Methods of Assessment: Lab assignments: 60%; Final Exam: 40% (Final exam is a take-home exam).

Enrollment Restriction: Students who have taken 340.764.01 may not register for this course.

Instructor Consent: No consent required

Prerequisite: 340.608 Observational Epid or 340.752 Epidemiologic Methods 2

Auditors Allowed: No Grading Restriction:Letter Grade or Pass/Fail