METHODOLOGIC ISSUES IN CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY Syllabus

340.611.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 3 Credit(s)
MW 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Kala Visvanathan
  • Course Learning Objectives

  • Course Description
    Covers methodologic issues in the conduct of research in cancer etiology, prevention and control. Topics include use of pooling and meta-analysis, interactions, measurement error, biomarkers and risk prediction models.
  • Intended Audience
    degree candidates in Epidemiology or Environmental Health Sciences
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation is based on presentation, participation in discussions, and written reports.
  • Prerequisites
    340.753 and 340.624
  • Course Schedule

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