School of Public Health

EPI 582 DESIGN AND ANALYTIC STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE THE VALIDITY OF EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES

EPI 582 Design And Analytic Strategies To Enhance The Validity Of Epidemiologic Studies (2)

Discusses the issues that led to specific methodologic developments during the past 30 years, along with a characterization of these developments and the consequences of their application. Prerequisite: EPI 512; EPI 513. Credit/no-credit only.

Winter 2018

Line Number Section ID Credits Days/Times Room/Bldg Instructor
14607A2.0Thursday @ 3:30pm - 4:50pmT635 (HST)Noel S Weiss
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Topics Covered

  • Gene-environment interactions
  • Efficacy of cancer screening
  • Generalizability of results of randomized trials

Learning Objectives

Identification of issues that can compromise the validity of epidmeiologic studies, and the ways in which some of these issues can be addressed

Course Format

Lecture, and discussion of readings

How You Are Evaluated

Written responses to questions on selected readings

Contact the Instructor

Noel S Weiss (nweiss@uw.edu)