DOCTORAL SEMINARS IN EPIDEMIOLOGY Syllabus

340.863.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 2nd Term | 3 Credit(s)
T 3:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Priya Duggal
    David Celentano
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • discuss epidemiology research, controversies, ethics, and help form their professional identities
  • Course Description
    Provides a forum in which the doctoral students present and discuss papers on topics relative to epidemiologic principles and practice. Proposed topics include issues in measurement, causal reasoning, confounding, and multilevel modeling. Faculty guides the selection of topics and readings, and facilitates active dialog among seminar participants.
  • Intended Audience
    2nd year Epidemiology doctoral students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation is based on a paper, presentations, and classroom discussion.

    Additional Faculty Notes:

    Grading will be PASS/FAIL

  • Prerequisites
    Successful completion of 340.754 or 340.764 and departmental written comprehensive exam
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services
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