Courses Details

EPID806: History of Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 2 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Baylin, Ana
  • Last offered Winter 2014
  • Not offered 2018-2019
  • Prerequisites: EPID601 or similar
  • Description: This is a methodology course which focuses on the historical evolution of methods (e.g., study designs) and concepts (e.g., confounding, bias, interaction and causal inference) that constitute today's epidemiology. The course will also include a brief history of Public Health and history of the Department of Epidemiology at Michigan.
  • Course Goals: 1) Practice critical thinking of epidemiologic concepts and methods in historical context 2) Understand the historical evolution of epidemiologic methods
  • Competencies: This course addresses PhD competencies #1,2,3, and 9, and Master competencies #4,5,7,9, and 10