Jan 17, 2022  
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2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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GHHE 000/5230 - Environmental Epidemiology (3 cr.)



Description
This course provides an introduction to topics and methods in environmental epidemiology. Topical areas include selected air and water pollutants, radiation, pesticides, metals, environmental microbial exposures, persistent organic pollutants, hydraulic fracturing, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, disaster epidemiology, and climate change. Exposure assessment and statistical methods for evaluation of environmental and occupational factors will be considered in the context of specific applications. The course will prepare students to critically interpret environmental epidemiologic research, understand the types of questions that can and cannot be answered in environmental epidemiology, and help provide a foundation for designing and conducting such studies.



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