PM510 Principle of Biostatistics for Dr. Melissa Wilson (19 fall)
Concepts of biostatistics; appropriate uses and common misuses of health statistics; practice in the application of statistical procedures; introduction to statistical software including EXCEL, SPSS, nQuery. Laboratory.
PM517A Research Methods in Epidemiology for Dr. Victoria Cortessis (19 fall)
Study design, ascertainment of study objects, questionnaire development, various methodological issues in study design and interpretation including bias, measurement error, confounding and effect modification.
PM537 Chronic Disease Epidemiology for Dr. Victoria Cortessis (19 fall)
Overview of causative factors and demographic distribution of major chronic diseases in the western world. Epidemiologic concepts, methods and research design as applied to chronic disease prevention will be emphasized.
PM511b Data Analysis for Dr. Trevor Pickering (20 spring)
Statistical methods for analysis of categorical data including dichotomous, ordinal, multinomial and count data, using Stata package. Includes laboratory.
PM512 Principles of Epidemiology (on ground and online) for Drs. Myles Cockburn, Roksana Karim and Xuejuan Jiang (20 spring)
Terminology/uses of epidemiology and demography; sources/uses of population data; types of epidemiologic studies; risk assessment; common sources of bias in population studies; principles of screening.