340.863.01 Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology
- 3rd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tuesday, 3:30 - 5:20pm
340.751-754 and the Epi department written comprehensive exam.
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:
There are no evaluative exercises (e.g., exams, papers). A passing grade is based on attendance, turning in questions for the sessions indicated, and participation in discussions and activities.
- Enrollment Restriction:
post-comprehensive, second year doctoral students in Epidemiology
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Enrollment restricted to 2nd year Epidemiology doctoral students
- For consent, contact: