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Course ID:EPID 2010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Disease Detectives
Course
Description:
Introduces students to the world of epidemiology, the basic science of public health, and helps them understand how it affects all of our lives. It presents epidemiology as a scientific way of thinking applicable to a wide range of fields, and offers current, tangible examples from today's headlines.
Athena Title:DISEASE DETECTIVES
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4070
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 3900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Selected Topics in Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Selected topics concerning recent developments in epidemiology are covered.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN EPIDEM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 3910. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Independent, intensive, and extended research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:DIRECTED STUDY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Students will learn the fundamentals of epidemiology. Areas of emphasis include epidemiology definitions and practical applications, measures of morbidity and mortality, descriptive epidemiology, observational and experimental study designs, data interpretation issues, infectious disease epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, and chronic disease epidemiology.
Athena Title:FUND EPIDEMIOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 4070/6070
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiological Aspects of Global Health Problems
Course
Description:
Introductory overview of public health problems. A survey of a broad range of public health problems facing the developing world and an exploration of a variety of possible solutions. This course is uniquely suited for students interested in studying abroad or volunteering in the global community.
Athena Title:GLOBAL HEALTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4960. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings directed by an epidemiology faculty member.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4960H
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4960H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by epidemiology faculty.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4960
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4970. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings directed by an epidemiology faculty member.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4970H
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 4960 or EPID 4960H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4970H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by epidemiology faculty.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4970
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 4960 or EPID 4960H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4980. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings directed by an epidemiology faculty member.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4980H
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 4970 or EPID 4970H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4980H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by epidemiology faculty.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4980
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 4970 or EPID 4970H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4990. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings directed by an epidemiology faculty member.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4990H
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 4980 or EPID 4980H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 4990H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Will be taught by Health Promotion faculty.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Research Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 4990
Nontraditional Format:May be offered off campus. Meeting schedule determined by faculty member and student.
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 4980 or EPID 4980H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FDNS(EPID) 5040/7040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nutritional Epidemiology
Course
Description:
An introduction to the basic concepts of nutritional epidemiology such as measuring disease frequency, prevalence, incidence, proportions; use of screening during human disease outbreak; and food poisoning investigations. Modeling of experimental and observational epidemiologic study designs used in the field of nutrition, critique of scientific papers, and ethical issues in nutrition research and publication.
Athena Title:NUTR EPIDEMIOLOGY
Pre or Corequisite:FDNS 4050/6050 or FDNS 4510/6510
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 100 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPID 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPID 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Epidemiology I
Course
Description:
Introduction of principles and methods of epidemiology, emphasizing study design. Measures of morbidity and mortality, data sources, observational and experimental designs, data interpretation, quantitative methods to determine risk associations, controlling for confounding factors, and applications of epidemiology will be covered. Community health, environmental epidemiology, infectious, noninfectious and chronic disease epidemiology are considered.
Athena Title:INTRO EPIDEMI I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7010E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Epidemiology I
Course
Description:
Principles and methods of epidemiology, emphasizing study design. Measures of morbidity and mortality, data sources, observational and experimental designs, data interpretation, quantitative methods for risk associations, controlling for confounding factors, and applications of epidemiology will be covered. Community health, environmental epidemiology, infectious, noninfectious and chronic disease epidemiology are considered.
Athena Title:INTRO EPIDEMI I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 7010
Nontraditional Format:Three hours per week of online lectures, plus additional contact, including assignments, discussion, problem-based learning, and case-based learning.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Epidemiology II
Course
Description:
Strategies for investigation of etiologic hypotheses, including study design, data collection, quantitative assessment and control of confounding and other biases, evaluation of effect modification, and interpretation and reporting of study results will be covered in detail. Topics will include analysis of data from cross-sectional, case-control, and cohort study designs.
Athena Title:Intro to Epidemiology II
Prerequisite:EPID 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7020E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Epidemiology II
Course
Description:
Students will develop an understanding of the theoretical basis and practical tools of epidemiologic research. Strategies for investigation of etiologic hypotheses, including study design, data collection, quantitative assessment and control of confounding and other biases; evaluation of effect modification and interpretation and reporting of study results will be covered in detail.
Athena Title:Intro to Epidemiology II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 7020
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:EPID 7010 or EPID 7010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year. Offered every even-numbered year. Offered every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7100. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Current Topics in Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Current topics in epidemiology. The course will consist of presentations given by faculty to discuss their current research, and discussion of important recent papers from the primary research literature.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN EPID
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiological Aspects of Health Disparities
Course
Description:
Introductory survey of the growing problem of racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care facing the public health and health care systems in the United States. Reviews a number of topics and challenges students to think critically about them.
Athena Title:HEALTH DISPARITIES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles and Methods of Field Epidemiology I
Course
Description:
An overview of a broad range of crosscutting competencies needed to practice as an epidemiologist in a public health setting. Topics covered include bioethics, questionnaire design, data management, diversity, participatory research, literature searching, systems thinking, basic communications and management skills, interviewing and preparing a curriculum vitae.
Athena Title:FIELD EPID 1
Prerequisite:EPID 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles and Methods of Field Epidemiology II
Course
Description:
Concepts and methods of field epidemiology. These methods are utilized in the context of outbreak investigations, community health assessments, and disaster response. The practical application of epidemiologic concepts to solve public health problems will be emphasized.
Athena Title:FIELD EPI II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 7400
Prerequisite:EPID 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 7500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Coding in R, Data Science and Simulation for Public Health and the Life Sciences
Course
Description:
Introduction to programing in R with a focus on data analysis, visualization, and simulation. Students will learn to examine data and think algorithmically, as well as develop intuition for key study design and statistical concepts.
Athena Title:Intro Coding in R for Pub Hlth
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(HPAM) 7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Health and Healthcare Ethics
Course
Description:
Survey of ethical issues facing healthcare providers in the United States and the public health system. Students will be required to think critically about ethical issues in health care today, analyze complex situations, and develop a personal position and will be active participants leading weekly discussions from the reading.
Athena Title:PUBLIC HEALTH ETHIC
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHRM 7700
Nontraditional Format:This course will review a number of topics and challenge students to think critically about them. Classes will consist of lectures and student led discussions. Guest lecturers will be drawn from the academic community, as well as other institutions, e.g., hospitals, health departments, etc. A major goal will be a research paper on one of the ethical issues reviewed in class. Student papers will be presented to the class at the end of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cohort Study Design, Implementation, and Analysis
Course
Description:
The conceptual framework for cohort studies, their conduct, basic concepts of time, exposure, and outcome. Analytic methods covered in the course will include analysis of age, period, and cohort effects, analysis of incidence rates, analysis of repeated measures, and analysis of time-to-event data.
Athena Title:COHORT DESIGNS
Prerequisite:EPID 7010 or EPID 7020 or BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Case-Control Study Design, Implementation, and Analysis
Course
Description:
The conceptual framework for case-control studies, their conduct, basic concepts of time, exposure, and case and control selection. Analytic methods covered in the course will include contingency tables to assess confounding and effect modification, assessment of bias and logistic regression methods.
Athena Title:CASE-CONTROL DESIGN
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 7010 or EPID 7020 or BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology Teaching Practicum
Course
Description:
Designed for doctoral students to develop and practice teaching skills in epidemiology. Under faculty supervision, students will develop a syllabus, choose textbooks, develop lectures, prepare and grade homework, write and grade exams, and hold office hours. Students will be mentored to develop a personal teaching style.
Athena Title:TEACH EPIDEMIOLOGY
Nontraditional Format:This will be taught in a one-on-one manner between the doctoral student and faculty mentor. The student will be responsible for developing and preparing the course materials as well as teaching most of the lecture. For each hour of lecture time, the faculty member will spend between 20–30 minutes reviewing the materials and coaching the doctoral student. The faculty mentor will also review the grading of homework, projects, and exams with the students before assigning final grades.
Prerequisite:EPID 7010 and EPID 7020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPID 8040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Clinical Trial Methods, Implementation, and Analysis
Course
Description:
The conceptual framework for design and implementation of intervention studies. A detailed understanding of experimental design options; methods of randomization; blinding; developing interventions and controls; measuring outcomes and adverse effects; follow-up; compliance and ethical issues pertinent to clinical trials will be emphasized.
Athena Title:CLINICAL STUDIES
Prerequisite:EPID 7020 and BIOS 7020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Integrating Research Designs
Course
Description:
Teaches advanced epidemiology students to synthesize biologic content, epidemiologic designs, and statistical analysis into a coherent research plan. The didactic portion of the course will cover causality in epidemiology, scientific method, including hypothesis testing and interval estimation, sample size estimation, sampling strategies, and advanced regression models.
Athena Title:INT RESEARCHDESIGNS
Prerequisite:EPID 8010 or EPID 8020 or EPID 8040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(BIOS) 8060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Applied Data Analysis
Course
Description:
Covers a variety of modern approaches for analyzing and interpreting data commonly encountered in public health, biomedical sciences, and related areas.
Athena Title:Modern Applied Data Analysis
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 8060E, BIOS 8060E
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E or permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(BIOS) 8060E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Applied Data Analysis
Course
Description:
Covers a variety of modern approaches for analyzing and interpreting data commonly encountered in public health, biomedical sciences, and related areas.
Athena Title:Modern Applied Data Analysis
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 8060, BIOS 8060
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Each week, students are assigned background reading and will watch pre- recorded lecture videos. Weekly quizzes will assess student understanding. Students are also assigned weekly homework. Interaction with the instructor and among the class will occur mainly through email and class discussion boards. Occasional real-time interactions via video conferencing will also take place. Assessments will consist of homework, quizzes, and a project, all of which will be done online and asynchronously.
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E or permission of school
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(EHSC) 8070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts in epidemiology with a focus on environmental and occupational epidemiology. Areas of emphasis will include exposure assessment, observational and experimental study designs, data interpretation, major environmental exposure groups (e.g., air, water, pesticides, metals, noise, others), case studies, and real-world practical applications.
Athena Title:ENV OCC EPI
Prerequisite:EHSC 4070/6070 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Practice
Course
Description:
The purpose of this course is to help students understand and apply the principles of clinical epidemiology to public health and healthcare settings. Topics include principles of screening and prevention, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, clinical decision rule development and validation, decision support tools, evidence-based practice, and critical appraisal.
Athena Title:CLINICAL EPID PRAC
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 8100
Nontraditional Format:Asynchronous (learning in which interaction between instructors and students is not immediate but extended over time; for example, self paced courses taken via the internet or CD-ROM, Q & A mentoring, online discussion groups, and email.) Collaboration with other students required. There are no face-to-face meetings. E-mail: Daily; Discussion boards: Weekly required participation; Wiki-blogs: Occasionally; Skype/other similar technologies: As required for student/teacher interaction; Written feedback to students on assignments: Weekly
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Practice
Course
Description:
Principles of clinical epidemiology and their application to healthcare settings. Topics will include critical appraisal of the medical literature, diagnosis, screening and prevention, therapy, prognosis, systematic review and meta-analysis, basic decision and cost-utility analysis, and clinical decision rules.
Athena Title:CLINICAL EPID
Prerequisite:EPID 7010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Screening and Prevention
Course
Description:
The topics of primary prevention, secondary prevention, and tertiary prevention in the public health setting. The instructor has served on the USPSTF, the group that makes recommendations for preventive services at the federal level. This course will be taught in a hybrid fashion, with approximately half of the sessions in person and half online.
Athena Title:Screening and Prevention
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
Course
Description:
Students will learn how to do systematic reviews and meta-analyses of screening, prevention, diagnosis, and therapeutic topics. Systematic reviews are the foundation of an evidence-based approach to practice in many disciplines. While most of the examples will be in healthcare, the methods learned are broadly applicable.
Athena Title:SYST REVIEWS & MA
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOS(EPID) 8150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spatial Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Spatial modeling in infectious, chronic, and environmental epidemiology. Methods for disease mapping, detection and delineation of disease clusters, and linking disease outcome to environmental exposures are considered. Parameter estimation, inference, and diagnostic testing for geostatistical, random field, and point process models are described.
Athena Title:SPATIAL EPIDEM
Prerequisite:BIOS 7020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Molecular Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Introduction to the basic concepts and technologies from genetics and molecular biology, and the diverse ways they are marshalled to solve practical problems in disease spread and risk identification.
Athena Title:MOLECULAR EPI
Pre or Corequisite:EPID 7010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(EPID) 8250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biomarkers: Public Health, Clinical, and Environmental Toxicology Applications
Course
Description:
Biomarkers in clinical practice, and in public and environmental health. Biomarkers of disease, exposure to chemicals or pathogens, and adverse insults on humans play an important role in Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, and Toxicology.
Athena Title:BIOMARKERS
Prerequisite:EPID 7010 or EHSC 7060 or EHSC 4490/6490
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(GRNT) 8300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology of Aging
Course
Description:
The epidemiology of aging and age-related disorders from a public health prospective using ecological model. Focus on application of epidemiologic methods to study of function, chronic disease, and survival in elderly populations. Discussion of the impact of aging society on public health, including challenges of research in older adult populations
Athena Title:EPI OF AGING
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(GRNT) 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Epidemiology of Chronic Disease
Course
Description:
Examination of chronic disease from an epidemiologic perspective, with an emphasis on methodological and practical issues of study designs, exposure and outcome assessment, factors determining the distribution of selected chronic diseases and critical review of relevant epidemiologic literature. Students are introduced to disease registries, their purpose, benefits and limitations.
Athena Title:EPI CHRONIC DISEASE
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cancer Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Reviews fundamentals of cancer epidemiology, including classic descriptive cancer epidemiology, basic cancer biology, etiology of common and uncommon human cancers, major and minor risk factors for cancer, screening techniques for early detection, cancer biomarkers, and current research. Epidemiologic methodology and surveillance techniques, including cancer registries, will be covered.
Athena Title:CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY
Prerequisite:EPID 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Course covers relevant cardiovascular disease pathophysiology, risk factors for CVD, methodological issues in CVD research, including measures of CVD endpoints and relevant exposures, major population-based studies of CVD, CVD prevention strategies, treatment of CVD and major CVD trials, and current CVD-related epidemiological research.
Athena Title:Cardiovasc Disease Epid
Prerequisite:(EPID 7010 or EPID 7010E) and (BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Introduction to infectious disease epidemiology, the branch of epidemiology that investigates epidemics, studies transmission dynamics of infectious diseases, and evaluates control measures for infectious diseases. This course draws on the disciplines of microbiology, immunology, entomology, mathematics, and clinical medicine.
Athena Title:INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Prerequisite:EPID 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Dynamical Systems Approach to Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Course
Description:
The spread and control of infectious diseases taking a population level and dynamical systems approach.
Athena Title:Systems Infectious Disease Epi
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8510E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Dynamical Systems Approach to Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Course
Description:
The spread and control of infectious diseases taking a population level and dynamical systems approach.
Athena Title:Systems Infectious Disease Epi
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 8510
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Each week, students are assigned background reading and will watch pre- recorded lecture videos. Weekly quizzes will assess student understanding. Students are also assigned weekly homework. Interaction with the instructor and among the class will occur mainly through email and class discussion boards. Occasional real-time interactions via video conferencing will also take place. Assessments will consist of homework, quizzes, and a project, all of which will be done online and asynchronously.
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8520-8520L. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Food Safety Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Student will develop a mastery of basic tenets and tools for food safety epidemiologic research and apply this knowledge in foodborne disease investigations and control strategies, and address Epidemiologists' need of specialized knowledge to control and prevent foodborne infections and intoxications.
Athena Title:FOOD SAFETY EPIDEMI
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(EPID) 8540-8540L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Microbial Quantitative Risk Assessment
Course
Description:
Presentation of the framework for stochastic microbial quantitative risk assessment (QRA) to evaluate threats to human or animal health resulting from exposure to contaminated food, water, or air. The use of simulation software in QRA modeling will be introduced. Food and Drug Administration QRA's will be covered as examples.
Athena Title:MICRO RISK ASST
Pre or Corequisite:Any one of the following: BIOS 2010-2010L or BIOS 7010 or MATH 2500 or STAT 2000 or STAT 2100H or STAT 6210 or STAT 6310 or STAT 6810 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8550. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:HIV and AIDS: Global Issues and Perspectives
Course
Description:
Covers the key events of the HIV epidemic beginning with its emergence in 1981 to the current trends in incidence. The course will also pivot around the major advances in the field from the discovery of the virus in 1983 to the discovery of protease inhibitors.
Athena Title:HIV/ AIDS:GLOBAL
Nontraditional Format:The format will include about 60% lectures and 40% discussion groups. The lectures will provide an overview of selected topics, whereas the small groups will allow for in-depth presentation and discussion of research.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8560. 3 hours.
Course Title:Analysis of Infectious Disease Data
Course
Description:
A variety of approaches for analyzing and interpreting data commonly encountered in infectious disease studies are covered, such as case counts, longitudinal measures of prevalence and incidence, time-series data, and more.
Athena Title:Analysis Infect Disease Data
Prerequisite:BIOS 7010 or BIOS 7010E or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Social Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Examination of how society and social organizations influence health and well-being of individuals and populations. In particular, it studies the frequency, distribution, and social determinants of states of health in populations, going beyond individual risk-factor analysis to the study of the social context in which the health-disease phenomenon occurs.
Athena Title:SOCIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
Prerequisite:EPID 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles and Practices in Global Epidemiology
Course
Description:
The application and principles of epidemiology are illustrated using global health examples. Topics are global health trends and emerging infectious disease threats, women's health, trends in epidemiology of global health issues, and epidemiologic response in disasters. Students will explore epidemics and conduct class projects in the epidemiology of global heath.
Athena Title:GLOBAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
Prerequisite:EPID 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Selected topics concerning recent developments in epidemiology are covered.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN EPIDEM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 8910. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Problems in Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Analysis of contemporary epidemiological methods, theory, and applications.
Athena Title:PROBLEMS IN EPIDEM
Nontraditional Format:Directed study. Variable hours established by instructor.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID 9000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 200 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPID 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting for students at the doctoral level. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPID 9100. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar
Course
Description:
Provides doctoral students an opportunity to be exposed to topics directly relevant to their graduate school experience and future academic opportunities. In addition, this course includes a journal club component where students will critique landmark epidemiologic papers and other topical papers chosen by various faculty members.
Athena Title:Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EPID 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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