Foundations of Epidemiology


Examination of the determinants and distribution of health and disease in the human population. Topics include the history of epidemiology, prevalence and incidence measures, host/agent/environment interactions, trends in distribution and determinants of health, communicable and chronic diseases, surveillance and community assessment, environmental health, and the future of epidemiology. Discussion includes community health initiatives designed to protect and advance the health of the public across the lifespan. Spring Only.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture