Autumn 2020 STAT 22810

Course: STAT 22810=PBHS 30910, ENST 27400, HLTH 20910, PPHA 36410

Title: Epidemiology and Population Health

Instructor(s): Diane Lauderdale

Teaching Assistant(s): TBA

Class Schedule: Sec 01: F (various sections)

Textbook(s): Gordis, Epidemiology, 4th edition.

Description: This course does not meet requirements for the biological sciences major. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health and disease in human populations. This course introduces the basic principles of epidemiologic study design, analysis, and interpretation through lectures, assignments, and critical appraisal of both classic and contemporary research articles.

Prerequisites: STAT 22000 or other introductory statistics highly desirable. For BIOS students-completion of the first three quarters of a Biological Sciences Fundamentals sequence.