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This course provides students with an overview of the epidemiologic approach to the study of disease causation, its natural history, and epidemiologic methods. This course reviews the application of various observational and experimental research designs and strategies utilized in clinical and epidemiological research. Didactic instruction, readings, and problem sets are used to create each module: investigation of disease outbreaks, sources of health information, observational studies, randomized clinical trials, measures of morbidity and mortality, sources of and controls for bias evaluation of diagnostic and screening tests, and development of surveillance studies.

Affiliated With:

  • Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences