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Courses - Spring 2024
FMSC
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Open Seats as of
02/28/2024 at 05:30 PM
FMSC720
(Perm Req)
Study Design in Maternal Child Health Epidemiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB610.
Restriction: Permission of the Family Sciences department.
Credit only granted for: EPIB612 or FMSC720.
A detailed survey of key epidemiologic study designs provided through readings, lectures, and exercises. Lectures begin by considering the evolution of epidemiologic thought and parallel developments in design of epidemiologic studies. Topics covered include assessment of causality in observational studies, investigation of acute outbreaks, survey design, cohort and case-control study designs, clinical randomized trials, and discussion of issues pertaining to measurement error in the assessment of exposures and outcomes in epdemiologic studies.
Restriction: Permission of SPHL-Family Science Department