Courses Taught by Alison Mondul

EPID621: Cancer Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Mondul, Alison
  • 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
  • Fall term(s)
  • 1 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Mondul, Alison
  • Last offered Fall 2015
  • 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.
  • Course Goals: The goal of this course is to learn about what datasets are publicly available as well as how to access them and conduct analyses using them.

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

  • Undergraduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Mondul, Alison
  • 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.
  • Course Goals: Be familiar with the socio-demographic magnitude of cancer in the US and globally, basic concepts of cancer biology and the causes of cancer. Be able to identify major risk factors for cancer such as tobacco and obesity. Be familiar with the concepts of prevention, screening, treatment, and survivorship. Understand the application of epidemiologic methods to the study of cancer. Understand the role of the environment and social determinants of health in cancer.
  • Syllabus for PUBHLTH401