Health Science
 

Special Topics in Epidemiology

Special Topics in Epidemiology
Topics include environmental epidemiology, statistical methods in epidemiology, social epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, categorical data analysis, applied longitudinal analysis, survival analysis, and life table methods.
HLTH
442
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 RecommendedHlth 345, Stat 121.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 442
Course Outcomes: 

Elements of Assessment

Explain the Basic Elements of Research, Exposure and Outcome Assessment

Monitor

Show how Monitoring is accomplished in Environmental Health

Designs and Modeling

Describe Epidemiologic Study Designs and explain Statistical Modeling and Causal Inference

Challenges with Investigation

Explain challenges associated with investigating Disease Clusters

Mapping, GIS, Time Series

Describe Mapping, Geographic Information Systems and Time Series

Air Issues

Give examples of current health issues in Indoor and Ambient Air Quality

Contaminant Issues

Give examples of current health issues in Soil and Food Contaminants

Water Issues

Give examples of current health issues in Water and Radiation

Climate Issues

Describe how Climate Change can affect Health