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College of Veterinary Medicine


Epidemiology Ver. I      


Epidemiology is one of the pillars of public health. Epidemiologists study the distribution and determinants of diseases in populations; they also develop and test ways to prevent and control disease. The discipline covers the full range of disease occurrence, including genetic and environmental causes for both infectious and noninfectious diseases. Increasingly, epidemiologist view causation in the  broadest sense, as extending from molecular factors at the on extreme, to social and cultural  determinants at the other.

This course introduces student to the theory, methods, and body of knowledge of epiemiology. Deigned for students in all fields of public health, its primary objective is to teach the basic principles and applications of epidemiology. This course is part of the core course requirement for the M.P.H.

Course Goals:  The goal of this course is to introduce students to the underlying concepts and principles of epimeiology, so that they can apply these principles  and methods in practice.

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