HRP Methods in Chronic Disease Epidemiology
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Methods in Chronic Disease Epidemiology
School of Medicine
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Epidemiology : Though not essential, it is useful for attorneys representing health care providers or lifescience companies to have a basic understanding of the science underlying their client's business and current issues in that area. Students may want to consider taking 1 or more courses on the biological bases and risk factors for common diseases, including environmental factors and other sources of incidence. This course considers epidemiology and sources of incidence for chronic diseases other than cancer.
General course Description:
Descriptive epidemiology and sources of incidence and mortality data; biological bases of neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and other chronic diseases except cancer; methodological and analytic issues relevant to chronic epidemiologic research; causal inference; major environmental risk factors; genetic susceptibility; and examples of current research and critiques of literature. Prerequisite: 225 or consent of instructor.
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