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Area of Study
Goals: Epidemiology is the study of the determinants and distribution of health-related states or events in populations. This course will introduce students to the principle methods and approaches of epidemiology, and how epidemiology contributes to the understanding and improvement of population health. Content: Etiology and pathophysiology of infectious and chronic diseases and conditions, patterns of disease, models of disease spread, risk factors and prevention methods, outbreak investigation, surveillance and monitoring, screening, design of investigations and interventions. Current epidemiological research will be analyzed using published literature. Taught: Annually Prerequisites: HSCI 1100, and BIO 1820 or BIOL 1120 Credits: 4
Keefe, Susi, "HSCI3100-01.Epidemiology.F16.Keefe,Susi" (2016). Syllabi. 11550.