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340.863.01 Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  3:30 - 6:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Shruti Mehta
Course Instructors:
Resources:
Prerequisite:

340.751-753 and the Dept. Epi. written comprehensive exam

Description:

Provides a forum in which the doctoral students discuss challenges in epidemiology, the process for developing research questions and Specific Aims and an opportunity for feedback on early drafts of dissertation proposal components

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Characterize contemporary directions and challenges in Epidemiology
  2. Explain the process for conceptualizing and articulating research questions
  3. Formulate, refine and critique a conceptual framework for doctoral thesis work
Methods of Assessment:

Attendance 33%, assignments 33%, participation 33%

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to post-comprehensive exam second year doctoral students in Epidemiology

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Course will end earlier than scheduled.