Subject: Community Hlth and Epidemiolog
Credit units: 3
Weekly hours: 1.5 Lecture hours and 1.5 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Community Hlth and Epidemiol


This course is intended to build upon the foundational knowledge gained in CHEP 800 (Epidemiology) and CHEP 805 (Biostatistics). Topics include: causation, bias, multivariable modelling, critical appraisal, study design, and “new” techniques in epidemiology (machine learning, predictive modelling and others). Methods of instruction will feature lecture, small group exercises, interactive outbreak case studies/discussion and lab sessions. Focus will be on application of epidemiological skills in order to conduct independent research.

Prerequisite(s): CHEP 800 or PUBH 800 and CHEP 805 or PUBH 805.

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