This course covers basic epidemiologic methods and concepts, including study design, calculation and interpretation of measures of disease frequency and measures of effect, sources of inaccuracy in experimental and observational studies, causal inference, and an introduction to the statistical evaluation and interpretation of epidemiological data. Students will discuss historical examples and recent studies in order to apply their understanding of abstract concepts and specific quantitative methods to the interpretation and critique of published work.
Principles of Epidemiology
Graduate standing or instructor consent.
|Semester/Term||SIS Number||Meeting Time||Location||Instructors||Syllabus|
|Fall 2017||83488||Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm||Silvina Choumenkovitch||N/A|
|Spring 2017||23141||Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm||Jaharis 155||Fang Fang Zhang|
|Fall 2016||63490||Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm||Sackler 604||VanRomay, Maria, Choumenkovitch, Silvina|