Course Catalog » Epidemiology 262

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 262
Course Title: An Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiology
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program

Course Description: This course provides an overview of methods, data sources, and other selected topics in pharmacoepidemiology. Seminar topics include: review of epidemiologic methods and study designs typically used in pharmacoepidemiology, discussions on the use of pharmacoepidemiology in drug safety research, overview of health outcomes and health economics research, and a discussion of ethics and conflicts of interest in pharmacoepidemiology. This course is designed to complement other epidemiology courses.
Prerequisites: None - background in Epidemiologic methods and study design as well as basic statistical coursework suggested, but not mandatory. This course is intended for graduate students in epidemiology and pharmacology and other clinical researchers who may be involved with drug development and drug safety research.
Restrictions: None
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: M. Kelsh
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