Epidemiologic Methods I

Course Number
5400 (Epidemiology)
Course Instructor(s)
Jennifer Brooks, Sarah A. Buchan

Course Description

  • This is an introductory level course. The emphasis will be on key concepts and methods.
  • Course evaluation based on 2 written assignments and 1 written exam

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, students are expected to:

  • have acquired the basic terminology used in epidemiology
  • be able to read, understand and evaluate epidemiological reports in the literature
  • be able to perform computations commonly used in epidemiology
  • be able to generate research ideas with a population perspective

General Requirements

  • Introduction to Biostatistics I (CHL 5201H) or equivalent, taken concurrently or recently. Students who are not taking CHL 5201H must discuss their eligibility with the course coordinator.

Pre/Co-Requisite Courses