Courses Taught by Marie O'Neill

EHS608: Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): O'Neill, Marie
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: Introduces topics in environmental and occupational epidemiology, methods to evaluate health effects of exposures in environment and workplace, and policy and public health applications. Lectures cover key environmental and occupational epidemiology research; student-led discussions critique current literature. Students learn about scope, limitations, applications and future of environmental and occupational epidemiology.
  • This course is cross-listed with This course is already cross-listed with EPID 608. in the Epidemiology department.

EPID608: Environmental Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): O'Neill, Marie
  • Last offered Winter 2016
  • Prerequisites: Epid 600 or 503, Biostat 553 or 503
  • Description: This course will serve as an introduction to topics in environmental epidemiology, covering major areas of current inquiry in this field. It will convey the basic tools required to critically read the literature and to develop appropriate study designs in light of intended applications. The class meeting will include lectures and student-led discussions. This course will review epidemiologic methods used in evaluating the health effects of physical, biological and chemical agents in the environment and the available evidence on the health effects of such exposures. We will also consider policy and public health applications of the scientific evidence. Topics include lectures on methodology and major environmental exposures, discussions based on review and critiques of current literature, and presentations by outside experts on specific environmental epidemiology issues of current interest. After taking this course, students should have a better understanding of the scope, limitations, applications and future of environmental epidemiology.
  • This course is cross-listed with EHS/EPID 608 in the SPH Environmental Health Sciences department.

EPID665: Research Seminar in International Health

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 2 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): O'Neill, Marie
  • Last offered Winter 2016
  • Prerequisites: Perm. Instr.; restricted to 2nd year Epidemiology International Health MPH students
  • Description: The seminar provides a forum for the discussion of capstone research projects in international health. Students in both the General Epidemiology and the Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology tracks of the International Health Program present their research findings. In addition, the seminar includes presentations of international health research by other speakers from the University and elsewhere.
Concentration Competencies that EPID665 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
EPID Global Health Epidemiology MPH Apply the steps in developing research infrastructure for population health studies in low- and middle-income countries, including consideration of local ethics and IRB review EPID506, EPID664, EPID665
EPID Global Health Epidemiology MPH Develop strategies and capacity for resolving problems that arise when conducting epidemiology studies in low- and middle-income countries EPID664, EPID665
EPID Global Health Epidemiology MPH Demonstrate contextual expertise in at least one country/region including knowledge of the structure of health systems and the public health infrastructure, as well as major public health intervention programs EPID665