MSP-542 Epidemiology

This course is an introduction to the study of the general principles, methods, and applications of epidemiology. It explores outbreak investigations, measures of infectious and chronic disease frequency, standardization of disease rates, study design, measures of association, hypothesis testing, bias, risk factors, effect modification, causal inference, disease screening, and surveillance. Case studies apply these concepts to a variety of infectious, acute, and chronic health conditions affecting the population.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jul 2020, Jan 2021

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