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340.803.01
Advanced Topics in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology

Location:
East Baltimore
Term:
4th term
Department:
Epidemiology
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  8:30 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor s:
Contact:
Richey Sharrett
Resources:
Prerequisite:

340.753 and 340.607 waivers may be granted only on permission of the instructor.

Description:

Provides a forum for in-depth discussion of current research on cardiovascular diseases etiology. Selected topics, to be chosen together by students and faculty, include the major factors predicting coronary heart disease and stroke. Students review literature and present to the class information on specific hypotheses and their biological plausibilty, and evaluate the population-based evidence to support them.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Gain familiarity with research challenges in cardiovascular research
  2. Apply epidemiologic methods to address these challenges
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation is based on class presentations and general class participation.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Dr. Sharrett requires pre-screening of non-CVD degree students.

For consent, contact:

rsharret@jhsph.edu