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Epidemiology

Environmental Epidemiology Track
Course Requirements

Masters Students

Doctoral Students

Seminars, Research in Progress (RIP), and Journal Clubs (All Students and Postdoctoral Fellows)
 

Masters Students

Required Courses
(First Year
)

COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMETERM OFFERED
CHOOSE ONE:
140.621
140.651
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health I
Methods in Biostatistics I
1st
340.751Epidemiologic Methods 11st
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA1st
550. 860Academic and Research Ethics1st
VariousBCHOOSE ONE: Epidemiologic Survey CourseB1st - 4th
 CHOOSE ONE: Responsible Conduct of Research RequirementC 
CHOOSE ONE:
140.622
140.652
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health II
Methods in Biostatistics II
2nd
340.752Epidemiologic Methods 22nd
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA2nd
550.865Public Health Perspectives in Research2nd
CHOOSE ONE:
140.623
140.653
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health III
Methods in Biostatistics III
3rd
340.753Epidemiologic Methods 33rd
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA3rd
CHOOSE ONE:
140.624
140.654
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health IV
Methods in Biostatistics IV
4th
340.680Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology4th
340.754Methodological Challenges in Epidemiologic Research4th
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA4th

A Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research is REQUIRED all four terms in the first year. It is RECOMMENDED for all four terms the second year.

B All students are required to take at least one of the courses listed below to meet the departmental requirements of an epidemiologic survey course outside of their track (minimum 3 credits)

 330.603  Psychiatric Epidemiology
 340.607  Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
 340.616   Epidemiology of Aging
 340.624  Etiology, Prevention & Control of Cancer
 340.627  Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
 380.664  Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

C Required only for Masters students who are supported by a National Institutes of Health (NIH) training grant. Choose one of the two following courses to fulfill this requirement:
     550.600  Responsible Conduct of Research, 1st Term or
     360.665  Research Ethics and Integrity: US and International Issues, 3rd Term


Doctoral Students

Required Courses
(First Year)

COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMETERM OFFERED
CHOOSE ONE:
140.621
140.651
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health I
Methods in Biostatistics I
1st
340.751Epidemiologic Methods 11st
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA1st
550.860Academic and Research Ethics1st
CHOOSE ONE:
550.600
306.665
CHOOSE ONE:
Responsible Conduct of Research
Research Ethics and Integrity: US and International Issues

1st
3rd

VariousBCHOOSE ONE: Epidemiologic Survey CourseB1st - 4th
CHOOSE ONE:
140.622
140.652
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health II
Methods in Biostatistics II
2nd
340.752Epidemiologic Methods 22nd
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA2nd
550.865Public Health Perspectives in Research2nd
CHOOSE ONE:
140.623
140.653
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health III
Methods in Biostatistics III
3rd
340.753Epidemiologic Methods 33rd
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA3rd
CHOOSE ONE:
550.600
306.665
CHOOSE ONE:
Responsible Conduct of Research
Research Ethics and Integrity: US and International Issues
3rd
CHOOSE ONE:
140.624
140.654
CHOOSE ONE:
Statistical Methods in Public Health IV
Methods in Biostatistics IV
4th
340.680Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology4th
340.754Methodological Challenges in Epidemiologic Research4th
340.860ACurrent Topics in Epidemiologic ResearchA4th

Required Courses
(Second Year)

COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMETERM OFFERED
340.715Problems in the Design of Epidemiologic Studies: Proposal Development and Critique4th
340.860Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research1st - 4th
340.863Doctoral Seminars in Epidemiology1st - 3rd

A Current Topics in Epidemiologic Research is REQUIRED all four terms in the first and second years.

B All students are required to take at least one of the courses listed below to meet the departmental requirements of an epidemiologic survey course outside of their track (minimum 3 credits):

 340.731   Principles of Genetic Epidemiology I, 1st Term
 330.603  Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2nd Term
 340.624  Etiology, Prevention & Control of Cancer, 2nd Term
 340.627  Epidemiology of Infectious Disease, 2nd Term
 380.645  Introduction to Clinical Trials, 2nd Term
 340.666  Introduction to Social Epidemiology, 2nd Term, offered every other year
 340.607  Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, 3rd Term
 340.616   Epidemiology of Aging, 4th Term
 380.664  Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology, 4th Term
 

Recommended Courses

COURSE NUMBERCOURSE NAMETERM OFFERED
187.610Public Health Toxicology1st
188.680Fundamentals of Occupational Health1st
317.600Introduction to the Risk Sciences and Public Policy1st
182.625Principles of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene2nd
317.610Risk Policy, Management and Communications2nd
340.624Etiology, Prevention & Control of Cancer2nd
340.717Health Survey Research Methods2nd
180.601Environmental Health3rd
180.640Molecular Epidemiology and Biomarkers in Public Health3rd
317.605Methods in Quantitative Risk Assessment3rd
182.615Airborne Particles4th
183.641Health Effects of Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution4th
188.681Occupational Health4th
317.615Topics in Risk Assessment4th
340.770Public Health Surveillance4th

 

Seminars, Research in Progress (RIP), and Journal Clubs (All Students and Postdoctoral Fellows)

SEMINARMEETS
Environmental Epidemilogy Journal ClubMonthly, TBD