DPP 953 (1ON) - Community Medicine and Epidemiology

Community Medicine

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 3.0
Term: Summer 2020 - Special Summer Session (05/18/2020 - 08/30/2020)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 71019
Surveys the fundamental principles of epidemiology and its importance as an analytical tool in the fields of public health and policy development to assure the health of populations in the developing world. Emphasis is placed on providing the student with a firm foundation of epidemiological concepts via a historical perspective of the field, measures of disease occurrence and association, practical applications to policy, data sources, and study designs to reduce community health problems. In order for the student to be able to utilize epidemiology as a health management tool, special emphasis will be placed on understanding and applying descriptive and analytical epidemiologic techniques to assess the health of diverse communities. The student will gain an appreciation for the role epidemiology plays in helping to produce and maintain healthy populations on both a local and global scale.
Instructors: Rosemary Caron

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
7/13/2020 8/14/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE