340.863.01 Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology
- 2nd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tuesday, 3:30 - 5:20pm
Successful completion of 340.753 and pass of the departmental written comprehensive exam at the doctoral level
Provides a forum in which the doctoral students present and discuss papers on topics relevant to epidemiologic principles and practice. Topics include issues in measurement, causal reasoning, confounding, and multilevel modeling. Faculty guides selection of topics and readings, and facilitates active dialog among seminar participants.
- Learning Objectives:
- Characterize contemporary directions and challenges in Epidemiology
- Explain the process for conceptualizing and articulating research questions
- Formulate, refine and critique a conceptual framework for doctoral thesis work
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation is based on a paper, presentations, and classroom discussion.
- Enrollment Restriction:
Restricted to post-comprehensive exam second year doctoral students in Epidemiology
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Consent required for students who have not passed the comprehensive exam.
- For consent, contact: