Principles of Epidemiology

Course Details

Course Number
NUTR 204

Course Description

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.

The course will meet in the following classroom locations for the dates listed below:

  • September 4:  Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis, Rm 130
  • September 11: Sackler 812
  • September 18: Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis, Rm 130
  • September 25: Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis, Rm 130
  • October 2: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414
  • October 16: Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis, Rm 130
  • October 23: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414
  • October 30: Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis, Rm 130
  • November 6: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414
  • November 13: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414
  • November 20: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414
  • November 27: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414
  • December 4: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414
  • December 18: Dental Rachel's Amphitheater Rm 1414

 

Syllabus: 

Prerequisites

Graduate standing or instructor consent.

Terms Offered

Semester/Term SIS Number Meeting Time Location Instructors
Fall 2018 81395 Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm Refer to syllabus Silvina Choumenkovitch, Gitanjali Singh
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