Courses Taught by Alison Mondul

EPID621: Cancer Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Mondul, Alison (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: EPID 600, EPID 503, or PhD standing
  • Description: The course will review the socio-demographic magnitude of cancer, basic concepts of cancer biology and the causes of cancer. Methods for evaluating genetic factors, tobacco, alcohol, radiation, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, viruses and nutrition will be reviewed in lectures and by classroom discussion of selected publications.

EPID643: Surveillance and Publicly Available Datasets

  • Graduate level
  • Residential and Online MPH and Online MS
  • This is a first year course for Online students
  • Fall term(s) for residential students; Fall term(s) term for online MPH students; Fall term(s) term for online MS students.
  • 1 Credit Hour(s) for residential students; 1 Credit Hour(s) for online MPH students for residential students; 1 Credit Hour(s) for online MS students
  • Instructor(s): Mondul, Alison (Residential); Buxton, Miatta (Online MPH); Buxton, Miatta (Online MS);
  • Prerequisites: EPID 600
  • Description: This course includes an introduction to publicly available datasets and their use in epidemiologic research. Students will be introduced to datasets and will do in-class exercises using these data. This course consists of lectures, in-class exercises, quizzes, and a final written assignment.
Concentration Competencies that EPID643 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
EPID General Epidemiology MPH Apply core aspects of field methods in epidemiology (e.g., survey design, sampling and power, surveillance) EPID642, EPID643
Population and Health Sciences MPH Compare population health indicators across subpopulations, time, and data sources PUBHLTH515, BIOSTAT592, EPID590, EPID592, EPID643, BIOSTAT595, BIOSTAT501
Population and Health Sciences MPH Estimate population health indicators from high quality data resources from diverse sources PUBHLTH515, EPID643, NUTR590, BIOSTAT592, BIOSTAT501

PUBHLTH401: Exploring the public health spectrum of cancer: from prevention to survivorship

  • Undergraduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Mondul, Alison (Residential);
  • Not offered 2020-2021
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: PUBHLTH200, first year writing requirement
  • Description: The course will review the socio-demographic magnitude of cancer in the US and globally, basic concepts of cancer biology and the causes of cancer. Major risk factors such as tobacco and obesity will be discussed. Students will be introduced to the concepts of prevention, screening, treatment, and survivorship.
  • Syllabus for PUBHLTH401