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Elizabeth A. Sheppard
ENV H 556
Seattle Campus

Quantitative Occupational Exposure Analysis

Exploration of industrial hygiene data to understand nature of airborne exposures in the occupational environment, and their interpretation for human health. Focus on reading and discussion of primary exposure assessment literature and statistical analysis of real dataset. Prerequisite: one quarter of statistics or biostatistics and basic industrial hygiene. Offered: W, odd years.

Class description

This course will introduce students to quantitative aspects of occupational/environmental exposure data analysis with the goal of better understanding the nature of exposures and their interpretation for human health. Issues in the analysis and interpretation of exposure data will be explored through reading and discussions of the primary literature on exposure assessment methods. Practice exposure data analysis will be conducted using "real" exposure datasets and statistical analysis software.

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Last Update by Elizabeth A. Sheppard
Date: 01/02/2013