Courses Details

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): Buxton, Miatta (Residential); Buxton, Miatta (Online MPH); Buxton, Miatta (Online MS);
  • Last offered Fall 2020
  • 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