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CHS 722 - Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases

(3 units)
Epidemiology and disease burden of major noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors. Critical review of epidemiologic evidence. Methods for surveillance and etiologic and preventive research on noncommunicable diseases.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the risk factors, epidemiologic features and disease burden of major noncommunicable diseases.
2. discuss health disparities related to chronic disease.
3. apply methods of systematic review to the critical evaluation of epidemiologic evidence.
4. apply epidemiological methods to the breadth of settings and situations in public health practice.
5. analyze the purposes, strengths, and weaknesses of various study designs.
6. evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiologic reports.
7. interpret results of data analysis for public health research, policy or practice.


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