Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Public Health

Course Number: 
490D
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This is a seminar/discussion-based course where readings from a range of areas in chronic disease epidemiology will be discussed. Topics will focus on areas of recent interest (e.g., cell phones and brain cancer) and areas where significant differences of opinion related to scientific findings have existed. The goal of the course is to improve the students' ability to (1) understand the complexities underlying the conduct and analysis of epidemiologic studies (including both observational studies and clinical trials) and (2) to evaluate the epidemiologic literature and associated media reports.
Comments: 
PreReq: PUBHLTH 324or 391/390B
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
36997

Course Sections

Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Susan Hankinson

M 4:40PM 7:10PM