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Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research

East Baltimore
3rd term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Class Times:
  • Friday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor :
Laura Camarata

Basic understanding of epidemiology concepts is helpful.


Students directly benefit from attendance at these seminars through exposure to cutting-edge, ongoing research, which helps to develop and refine research questions, prepare for the Epidemiology Departmental comprehensive exam (end of Year 1), engage with staff, faculty, peers, and colleagues. It also offers an opportunity for discussion and clarification of epidemiology in research settings.

Attended by staff, students and faculty, this seminar series is an opportunity for the Department of Epidemiology to come together for exposure to epidemiologic methods as applied in research settings. Provides a broader perspective on contemporary issues in epidemiology and its research, through presentations of current research in the field of epidemiology.

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:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 25% Active Listening
  • 25% Discussion
  • 50% Participation

Instructor Consent:

No consent required