Noel S Weiss
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. Credit/no-credit only. Prerequisite: EPI 513. Offered: AWSp.
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.
Class assignments and grading
Credit/no credit only