Courses Details

EPID634: Foundations in infectious disease transmission modeling

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Eisenberg, Joseph (Residential);
  • Last offered Winter 2016
  • Prerequisites: EPID 600, BIOSTATS 503, 553, or another course that provides a similar background in probability and statistics
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Description: Infectious disease transmission modeling provides a theoretical framework for the field of infectious disease epidemiology; i.e., it provides a basis for thinking about study design, data analysis, and decision making. This course will serve as an introduction to infectious disease transmission modeling, teaching more quantitative concepts of disease transmission.