Course Catalog » Epidemiology 261

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 261
Course Title: Neglected Tropical Diseases: Epidemiology and Public Health
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program

Course Description: This course focuses on the epidemiology and control of neglected tropical diseases, including Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, trachoma and arboviruses, plus malaria. The vector component of the life cycle introduces complexities (ecological hot spots, spatial clustering and temporal heterogeneity) that make the approach to investigating and controlling these diseases distinct from those transmitted person-to-person.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Instructor of Record: C. Bern
Additional Instructor(s): R. Gosling
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
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