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Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research

East Baltimore
1st term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Class Times:
  • Friday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor :
Laura Camarata

Basic understanding of epidemiology concepts helpful


Attended by both students and faculty, this seminar series is an opportunity for the Department to come together once a week and provides a broader perspective on contemporary issues in epidemiology and its research. As a student, you directly benefit from attendance at these seminars through exposure to cutting-edge, ongoing research, which helps you to develop and refine your own research questions, prepare for the Departmental comprehensive exam (end of Year 1), and engage with faculty and your colleagues.

Provides presentations of current research in the Department and in the field of epidemiology, and offers an opportunity for discussion and clarification of epidemiologic methods as applied in research settings.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Discuss current epidemiologic research being conducted by or in collaboration with the JHSPH Department of Epidemiology
  2. Interact with Department faculty and epidemiologic researchers
  3. Discuss topics related to professional development as an epidemiologist
Methods of Assessment:

Active listening and participation 100%

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

for special students and interdivisional students

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

Students must attend 7 of the 8 sessions per term to pass the course.