EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DIABETES AND OBESITY Syllabus
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 DescriptionDescribes 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.
MHS, MS, or PhD students primarily in Epidemiology, MPH students
Methods of Assessmenthomework assignments, final exam, and class participation
Prerequisites340.601 or equivalent
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
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