19.682 Applied Epidemiology Methods

Applied Epidemiology Methods

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3628
Status Active

A second level course in modern epidemiologic methods. This course is designed for those planning to work in public health or healthcare. Emphasis is placed on the design and conduct of field studies. Students read the current literature, and learn the particular methods and difficulties of conducting epidemiologic studies in the work environment. Major topics covered include: casual inference in epidemiology, point and interval estimation for cohort and case control studies, exposure assessment for epidemiology, control of confounding, cross-sectional and longitudinal study designs.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 19.575 Intro Biostat & Epidemiology.