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VTPMD 6640 - Introduction to Epidemiology


     
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Corequisite: BTRY 6010  or permission of instructor.

R. Ivanek-Miojevic.

Course covers fundamental epidemiology concepts and methods in the investigation of determinants of health or disease in populations. Topics include causation, measures of disease frequency and association, sampling methods, selection and interpretation of diagnostic tests, type and characteristics of observational and controlled studies, and bias and confounding.



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