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EPID 571. Principles of Epidemiology. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Offers the theoretical foundations, concepts and principles of epidemiological research methods utilized to examine the distribution and determinants of diseases or other health problems. Entails understanding of measures of disease frequency and association, descriptive and analytic studies, community surveys, sampling, bias, confounding surveillance, outbreak investigation, screening and research proposal writing. Also provides basic foundations for data analysis and its translation into health care planning, management and policy formulation.

Medicine, Doctor of (M.D.)/Public Health, Master of (M.P.H.) [dual degree]

...years, nine credits are satisfied (for EPID 571 , EPID 693 , IPEC 501 and two credits...