May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

PBH 600 Introduction to Epidemiology

3 credits
This course offers an introduction to the approaches and methods used in describing the natural history of disease in communities (descriptive epidemiology) and epidemiological study design, bias, confounding, and measures of risk used in the study of disease etiology (analytic epidemiology). A critical review of the public health and medical literature is included using an evidence-based medicine approach to critical analysis. Lecture and discussions are supplemented with problem-solving exercises.

Prerequisite: For matriculated students only.