Courses Taught by Marc Zimmerman

HBEHED620: Behavioral Research Methods in Public Health

  • Graduate level
  • Both Residential and Online MPH
  • This is a second year course for Online students
  • Fall term(s) for residential students; Fall term(s) term for online MPH students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students; 3 Credit Hour(s) for online MPH students
  • Instructor(s): Zimmerman, Marc (Residential); Zimmerman, Marc (Online MPH);
  • Offered every year
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: Principles of design of behavioral research on public health problems and programs. Objectives, philosophy, and methods of science including causal inference, the role of hypotheses, criteria for establishing adequate hypotheses, research designs and data collection techniques. Formulation of a research problem within a program setting.