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|This course is not offered during the current quarter. For more info, please see the Epidemiology Course Planning Sheet at the link below.|
For a complete listing of Epidemiology courses, their elective categories, and when they are typically offered, please see the Epidemiology Course Planning Sheet
Additional Course Details
This is the first in a 2 course series focused on advanced epidemiology methods.
- Causal inference
- Measurement error
- Survey methodology
- Missing data
- Critically read and interpret epidemiologic studies that apply advanced methods for analysis and interpretation
- Recognize how advanced methods relate to and build upon more traditional epidemiologic methods
- Identify appropriate situations for the application of various advanced epidemiologic methods
- Effectively converse with epidemiologist and biostatistician colleagues about application of advanced epidemiologic methods, in a manner necessary for successful collaboration
- Apply strategies to estimate causal effects.
- Calculate the validity and reliability of measurement instruments.
- Design a survey or questionnaire that accurately measures exposures and outcomes.
- Develop a sampling scheme and analyze the results of a survey that will provide a valid estimate of parameters of interest in a target population.
- Implement at least two methods to address missing data in epidemiologic research.
Lectures and in-class exercises
How You Will Be Evaluated
Homework, data analysis project, group project and class participation