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Michael G. Yost
ENV H 592
Seattle Campus

Current topics in Occupational Health Sciences

Weekly discussion of current research on a broad range of topics relevant to occupational and environmental health including exposure assessment, occupational epidemiology, occupational hygiene, and control of environmental hazards. Presentations and discussion sessions designed to help students organize and prepare a critical analysis of research findings. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

Class description

Students may register for 1 or 3 credits.

1 credit option: the student is to meet weekly and discuss the reading material for that week, they also will be required to do a presentation one week on a topic of current interest, selected by the student and instructor.

3 credit option: in addition to the above, the student will identify a topic of current interest and conduct a literature review. They then will write a paper (between 5-10 pages) summarizing that literature and listing current research questions that remain to be answered on the topic.

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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.
Last Update by Shannon L. Kirkpatrick
Date: 10/27/2004