340.863.01 Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology
- 3rd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tuesday, 3:30 - 5:20pm
340.751-754 and the Epi department written comprehensive exam.
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:
- 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: