340.803.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 2 Credit(s)
T 8:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    This course will prepare the student to be better able to develop or evaluate specific cardiovascular research hypotheses, relate them to relevant biology, and anticipate methodological obstacles to their investigation.
  • Course Description

    Provides a forum for in-depth discussion of current research on cardiovascular diseases etiology. Selected topics, to be chosen together by students and faculty, include the major factors predicting coronary heart disease and stroke. Students review literature and present to the class information on specific hypotheses and their biological plausibilty, and evaluate the population-based evidence to support them.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation is based on class presentations and general class participation.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Prerequisites

    340.753 and 340.607 waivers may be granted only on permission of the instructor.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    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

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.