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Course Description

This course covers basic epidemiologic methods and concepts, including study design, calculation and interpretation of basic 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 past and recent publications in order to apply their understanding of abstract concepts and specific quantitative methods to the interpretation and critique of published work. Pre-requisite: NUTC 202: Principles of Nutrition Science, or an equivalent course. This course is offered May 20, 2020-August 23, 2020. Final grades are posted September 8, 2020.

Affiliated With:

  • Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy