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Lectures and Dates

 
Topic  Section I Dates  Lectures

INTRODUCTION TO EPIDEMIOLOGY

1. Principles of epidemiology
2. Determinants of health/ill health
3. The epidemiologic systems approach
4. The dynamics of the infectious process


EPIDEMIOLOGIC PATTERN RECOGNITION

1. Quantitative indices for measuring health
2. Temporal (time) distributions
3. Spatial (space) distributions
4. Host animal/entity patterns
5. Epidemiologic modelling of diseases


EXAMINATION - 1hr 1/27/97- Monday

1/13 - 1/20 Habtemariam

Section II

POPULATION HEALTH ASSESSMENT

1. General principles of surveys
2. Survey methods and survey tools
3. Sampling and inference in surveys
4. Screening test systems


EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS

1. Causal analysis
2. Risk analysis
3. Cohort studies

4. Case-control studies

EXAMINATION - 1hr 2/12/97 - Wednesday

1/29 - 2/12

Malone

Section III

EPIDEMIOLOGIC INVESTIGATION

1. Epidemiology as a diagnostic tool
* Intensive follow-up
* Outbreak investigation method
2. Surveillance and monitoring of diseases

DISEASE CONTROL/ERADICATION

1. Principles and methods of of disease control
2. Animal health economics
* Economic losses due to diseases

EXAMINATION - (One hour - 2/28/97 Friday)

2/14 - 2/28

Wilson

Note:

1. The Epidemiology section grade will be composed of:
* 50 points (Dr. Habtemariam's section)
* 50 points (Dr. Malone's section)
* 50 points (Dr. Wilson's section)
2. The Epidemiology section will be 50% of the grade for the Population Health Course.
3. The Public Health portion of the course will be presented by Dr. Cappucci and his colleagues beginning Monday March 3, 1997.

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