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Noel S Weiss
EPI 591
Seattle Campus

Current Literature in Epidemiology

Articles pertaining to epidemiology and related subjects selected from the current literature to be distributed and read by all participants. Faculty members and enrolled students alternate being responsible for conducting sessions and choosing articles to read. Prerequisite: EPI 513. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

Dr. Noel Weiss teaches this course during Autumn Quarter. Dr. Janet Stanford teaches Winter Quarter Dr. Scott Davis teaches Spring Quarter

Student learning goals

Critique selected articles from the epidemiological literature

Discuss strengths and limitations of various epidemiological study designs, methods and approaches utilized in studies described in selected articles

Describe specific sources of potential bias in selected articles and how such types of bias may affect interpretation of study results

General method of instruction

Materials: Reference to selected published paper(s) from the epidemiological literature will be provided the week before each class session.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Credit/no credit only


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Angelica M. Buck
Date: 10/17/2012