Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research
- 1st term
- 1 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2021 - 2022
- Instruction Method:
- Synchronous Online with Some Asynchronous Online
- Class Times:
Lectures begin at 12:15 PM
- Friday, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Basic understanding of epidemiology concepts 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, fellows, faculty, peers, and colleagues. It also offers an opportunity for discussion and clarification of epidemiology in research settings.
Engages with staff, students, fellows, and faculty in the Department of Epidemiology 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:
- Discuss current epidemiologic research being conducted by, or in collaboration with, the JHSPH Department of Epidemiology
- Interact with Department faculty and epidemiologic researchers
- Discuss topics related to professional development as an epidemiologist
- Increase awareness of the context of Epidemiology in current topics.
- Methods of Assessment:
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 50% Participation
- 25% Discussion
- 25% Active Listening
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
for special students and interdivisional students
- For consent, contact:
- Special Comments:
Meets every Friday during the term. Seminars begin promptly at 12:15. Students must engage at least 6 sessions per term to pass the course.