Sep 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
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GHHE 000/5210 - Advanced Epidemiology (3 cr.)



Description
Epidemiology investigates the distribution and trends of health-disease conditions, causes, and risks for populations. Epidemiology a dynamic and evolving discipline, considered one of the core pillars of Public Health, community or global. The overall goal of this course is providing graduate students a foundation of theory and tools to apply as a Public Health professional in research and practice settings. Students apply descriptive Epidemiology, calculate health indicators, and write Epidemiological reports for situational analysis; describe, propose, and apply appropriate study designs, and analyze health disparities. Calculation and interpretation of standard measures of frequency and association, and logistic and multiple regression are used to estimate the extent and impact of disease and injury on individuals’ lives. Students will deeply comprehend key issues in Social Determinants of Health and propose interventions to solve real life Public Health problems.



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