School of Public Health


EPI 542 Clinical Epidemiology (2)

Principles and methods involved in studying the outcome of illness. Prerequisite: EPI 511, or EPI 512 and EPI 513.

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Additional Course Details

Study of factors bearing on the outcome of illness, with an emphasis on the impact of tests obtained and treatments administered.

Topics Covered

  1. Diagnostic and screening tests: accuracy and influence on disease progression
  2. Treatment efficacy and treatment safety
  3. Measurement of the natural history of disease

Learning Objectives

Application of the principles and methods used in the study of disease etiology to the study of disease outcomes.

Course Format

Lecture and discussion; exercises

How You Are Evaluated

Final examination

Contact the Instructor

Noel S Weiss (