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Spring 2011-2012
WWS 598 / POP 508   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit


Noreen Goldman

Course covers the basic concepts and methods of epidemiology and demonstrates how these can be applied to improve population health and reduce health inequities. Topics include: measuring the health of the population, understanding the causes of poor health, developing interventions for improving health, translating evidence into practice, and evaluating the impact of policies and programs. Key epidemiological concepts such as association, bias and confounding are covered, as well as the main epidemiological study designs.

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
This is a required course for graduate students in the Health and Health Policy certificate program..

Other information:
Precepts will provide opportunities for practical application of skills in interpreting, displaying and communicating epidemiological data. For more information on WWS Graduate Courses, see our website:

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42366 L01 10:40:00 am - 12:10:00 pm M W   Robertson Hall   005   Enrolled:17 Limit:20
P01 05:30:00 pm - 06:30:00 pm W        Enrolled:0 Limit:20