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EPI 560 Intermediate Epidemiology 3.0 Credits

This course expands on basic methods used in epidemiologic thinking and research - with a focus on observational studies of disease risk factors. Topics covered include: basic principles of causal inference, observational study designs, bias, confounding, effect modification, stratified analysis, and the epidemiologic approach to multivariable modeling. Course material assumes that students have completed introductory-level courses in biostatistics and epidemiology. Students typically have taken or are currently enrolled in Intermediate Biostatistics 1 (or equivalent). Students who have not met pre-requisites may request permission of the instructor.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: BST 571 [Min Grade: B] and EPI 570 [Min Grade: B]