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223.804.01 Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program Seminar 4


International Health
4th term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Yinonyvonne Tam
Course Instructor s:

223.803 MSPH GDEC Seminar 3


Prepares students for the activities and requirements of the second year of the MSPH program including the practicum and beyond. Presents best practices and workshop for conducting a strategic literature search. Explains the role and resources of the Institutional review Board (IRB) Explores the continuum of qualitative to quantitative research and programs. Explores practicum and capstone requirements and documentation. Establishes second year MSPH milestones within CoursePlus Portfolio.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Create and conduct a search strategy using structured vocabulary and literature databases
  2. Apply the steps for IRB review of a human subjects project utilizing supportive resources available
  3. Determine when a research question demands a qualitative approach and how to take appropriate steps
  4. Write a background section with citations and bibliography in the style of a manuscript for a peer-reviewed journal
Methods of Assessment:

20% Project, 60% paper, 20% participation

Enrollment Restriction:

Limited to GDEC MSPH students

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

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