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    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog
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PUH 3110 - Epidemiology

Credits: 3
Lecture: 45
Lab: 0

The purpose of this course is to introduce the foundations and basic principles of epidemiology, its history and development as related to public health and disease, basic disease concepts, and the distribution and determinants of health and disease in different human populations. Students will learn about methods to improve disease outcomes. Topics covered in this course include: basic principles of epidemiology; basic descriptive and analytical statistical techniques used in epidemiology, epidemiologic study designs, population health indicators, - screening; causality; and ethical issues in epidemiologic research. In addition, students will develop skills to read, interpret and evaluate health information from published epidemiologic studies.

Prerequisite(s): PUH 2010 , MTH 2750  
Corequisite(s): None 



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