19.688 Research Synthesis Environmental Health Policy

Research Synthesis Environmental Health Policy

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3634
Status Active

Introduces students to methods used to synthesize, evaluate, and present environmental, epidemiologic, and other scientific data for environmental health policy. Through presentation of a variety of existing methods, case studies, guest lectures, and group projects, students will develop an understanding of the complexities and issues involved in evaluating and synthesizing scientific information for public policy. The course will examine methods for using both quantitative and qualitative research findings.