340.644.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 2 Credit(s)
T 3:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Hsin-Chieh (Jessica) Yeh
    Mariana Lazo
    W: 4106141496 Location: 2024 E.Monument St. Suite 2-615
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Describe the epidemiology and prevention of diabetes, obesity, and associated complications
    • Discuss methodological issues associated with evaluating these in epidemiological studies
    • Apply methodological principles when implementing research studies or interpreting the scientific literature
  • Course Description
    Describes the epidemiology and prevention of diabetes, obesity, and associated complications. Discusses methodological issues associated with evaluating these in epidemiologic studies. Designed to cover the global epidemics of diabetes and obesity, environmental and genetic risk factors, as well as interventions to improve diabetes outcomes and weight management. Includes lectures from several expert faculty members in the School of Public Health and the School of Medicine.
  • Intended Audience

    MHS, MS, or PhD students primarily in Epidemiology, MPH students

  • Methods of Assessment
    homework assignments, final exam, and class participation
  • Prerequisites
    340.601 or equivalent
  • 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.

  • Contact Information(from old syllabus)


    Mariana Lazo-Elizondo, MD, PhD, ScM
    Email: mlazoel1@jhmi.edu

  • Disability Support Services
    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact the Office of Student Life Services at 410-955-3034 or via email at dss@jhsph.edu.