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340.860.01 Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research

Department:
Epidemiology
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Laura Camarata
Course Instructor :
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Concurrent or prior introductory epidemiology course.

Description:

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.

Attended by staff. students and faculty, this seminar series is an opportunity for the Department of Epidemiology to come together once a week. Provides a broader perspective on contemporary issues in epidemiology and its research. 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), and engage with staff, faculty, peers, and colleagues. Provides presentations of current research 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:

This course is evaluated as follows:

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

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Meets every Friday during the term. Seminars begin promptly at 12:15. Attendance of 7 sessions is required.