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. 





Graduate standing or instructor consent.

Terms Offered

Semester/Term SIS Number Meeting Time Location Instructors
Fall 2019 83262 Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm Silvina Choumenkovitch, Gitanjali Singh
Spring 2019 20002 Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm Jaharis 155 Fang Fang Zhang
Fall 2018 81395 Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm Refer to syllabus Silvina Choumenkovitch, Gitanjali Singh
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