Description: This course will teach students how to use multivariate statistical techniques to analyze nutritional data. Students will develop skills for the understanding, interpretation, and communication of nutrition-related results on relation to different health outcomes. Students will present a final report with the synthesis and conclusions of all their analyses.
Learning Objectives: The student will learn to:
-Carry out multivariate analysis to evaluate association between dietary exposures, biomarkers, and health outcomes.
-Derive, using principal component analysis, and interpret dietary patterns from dietary intake data.
-Summarize, present, and discuss results of nutrition related studies.
-Critically read relevant literature.