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Epidemiology

Epidemiology of Aging Curriculum

The Epidemiology of Aging track aims to provide advanced epidemiologic training to those interested in gerontology (the science of aging) and geriatric medicine.

Special emphasis is given to the study of the epidemiology of physical and cognitive functioning, as well as sub-clinical and clinical chronic diseases, particularly as they relate to novel opportunities for primary, secondary, and/or tertiary prevention of physical and cognitive disability and frailty in older adults.

The Curriculum Includes

Students are required to complete the Department of Epidemiology's core curriculum in addition to the required coursework for their track. Each track curriculum is detailed in the Department’s academic guide. Click here to view the course requirements for the Epidemiology of Aging track.