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340.863.01 Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Priya Duggal
Course Instructors:
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Successful completion of 340.753 and pass of the departmental written comprehensive exam at the doctoral level

Description:

Provides an opportunity for doctoral students to discuss challenges in epidemiology and apply methods and principles learned in didactic courses to formulate research questions and specific aims. Students participate in the preparation of dissertation proposal components, develop skills to effectively communicate research questions, and critically evaluate the scientific merit of research proposals.

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:

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:

pduggal@jhu.edu