Course Catalog » Epidemiology 265

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 265
Course Title: Research Methods in Chronic Disease Epidemiology
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program

Course Description: This course will focus on clearly articulating and testing research hypotheses related to the determinants and consequences of chronic conditions. Each session will introduce specific methodological concepts for epidemiologic studies, organized around an illustrative applied research paper. The course will emphasize causal inference from observational data. Most examples will be drawn from literature on social and lifecourse determinants of dementia, stroke, and cardiometabolic disease.
Prerequisites: EPIDEMIOL 203 BIOSTAT 200
Restrictions: This course assumes a basic foundation in epidemiology and quantitative research methods. Concurrent enrollment or previous completion of a regression course is strongly recommended.
Activities: Lecture, Independent Study, Project

Instructor of Record: M. Glymour
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No