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BIOE 727 - Principles of Epidemiology


Cr Hrs: 3 (48-0)

This online course, which is part of the Certificate in Clinical Research Program, introduces the basic principles and methods of epidemiology and demonstrates their applicability in the fields of public health and clinical research. Topics to be covered include the historical perspective of epidemiology, measures of disease occurrence and association, study design, disease screening, and causal inference. Study design content will cover experimental, cohort and case-control studies as well as challenges in design and analysis including bias, confounding and random error. Students will be expected to participate in discussion boards, complete weekly homework assignments, and take a mid-term and final exam.
Grade Mode: Standard
Mode of Delivery: Online Instructional Method: Lecture-based
Prerequisites: Be enrolled in the Certificate program , or by permission of the program director in the Certificate of Clinical Research program.
Term offered: Spring

Instructor of Record, Spring: Simonne S. Nouer



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