Epidemiologic Methods 1
Prior or concurrent enrollment in Statistical Methods in Public Health I (140.621) or Methods in Biostatistics I (140.651).
- Describe key features of populations in time in epidemiologic research
- Identify and distinguish basic epidemiological study designs
- Recognize important characteristics associated with measurement in epidemiologic studies
- Distinguish and calculate validity and reliability measures that quantify the accuracy of measurement
- Describe types, purposes, and key components of surveillance systems
- Select, calculate, compare, and interpret basic population health measures and measures of association for comparing population health measures.
- 17% Lab Assignments
- 40% Midterm
- 40% Final Exam
- 3% Assignments
You must register for one lab section 340.951 when you register for this course. Labs begin at 10:15 AM. Lab sections 340.951.01, MW and 340.951.03, MF will be held on-site, and students will attend lab and work in lab groups in-person. To accommodate students who are not able to participate in-person, lab sections 340.951.02 ( MW) and 340.951.04 (MF), will be held remotely via Zoom.
A Live Q & A Session will be held on Friday at 9 - 10AM, both in-person and synchronous online. Students are expected to view weekly lecture content PRIOR to the Live Q & A Session and labs.
MPH students: those who earned a grade of "A" in 340.721 EPIDEMIOLOGIC INFERENCE I or 340.601 PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY may opt to skip the course 340.751 and proceed into 340.752 EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS 2 during the 2nd term. MPH students who have elected the Epi/Biostat Concentration may NOT skip the 340.751 course.