PHTH 6202: Intermediate Epidemiology
Lecture - 3 credits
- Offers an intermediate-level course covering key principles, concepts, and methods of population-based epidemiologic research.
- Topics include observational study designs, measures of disease occurrence and association, validity and bias, confounding, effect modification, multivariate analysis for stratification and adjustment, critical appraisal and meta-analysis, mediation analysis, missing data analysis, and concepts and methods for strengthening causal inference.
- Offers graduate students unique opportunities to engage in practical applications, including critical reviews of published epidemiologic journal articles, and to conduct hands-on analyses of empirical datasets using SAS statistical software.
- Designed to serve as a foundation for further advanced training in specialized branches of epidemiology, quantitative methods, and epidemiologic research.
Offers an intermediate-level course covering key principles, concepts, and methods of population-based epidemiologic research. Show more.