Courses Taught by Ana Baylin

EPID625: Controversial topics in the role of nutrition on chronic disease

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Baylin, Ana (Residential);
  • Last offered Fall 2020
  • Not offered 2022-2023
  • Prerequisites: EPID 600 or EPID503 AND BIOSTAT 501 or BIOSTAT 521
  • Description: This public health-oriented course will provide students the opportunity to advance their knowledge in nutrition and chronic disease research from a population perspective and help them to better interpret epidemiologic studies on nutrition and chronic disease.
  • This course is cross-listed with EPID625/NUTR626 in the Epidemiology and Nutritional Sciences department.
  • Syllabus for EPID625

EPID806: History of Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 2 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Baylin, Ana (Residential);
  • Last offered Winter 2014
  • Not offered 2022-2023
  • Prerequisites: EPID601 or similar
  • Description: This is a methodology course which focuses on the historical evolution of methods (e.g., study designs) and concepts (e.g., confounding, bias, interaction and causal inference) that constitute today's epidemiology. The course will also include a brief history of Public Health and history of the Department of Epidemiology at Michigan.

NUTR624: Nutritional Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 2 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Baylin, Ana (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: EPID 503 or 600 or EPID 601 or PUBHLTH512; (C- or better)] and [BIOSTAT 501 or 521; (C- or better)]
  • Description: This course is designed for Master and PhD students in the Department of Nutritional Sciences who are interested in conducting or better interpreting epidemiologic studies on nutrition and disease. The course will review methodological issues involved in the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of studies investigating the relationship between diet and disease.
Concentration Competencies that NUTR624 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
NUTR Nutritional Epidemiology PhD Assess the primary strengths and weaknesses of different methods to collect nutrition information at the population level, including sources of error and approaches to reduce error NUTR624
NUTR Nutritional Epidemiology PhD Apply methods of nutritional epidemiology for the evaluation of diet/disease relationships NUTR624
NUTR Nutritional Interventions PhD Identify the primary strengths and weaknesses of the different methods that can be used to collect nutrition information NUTR624

NUTR626: Controversial topics in the role of nutrition on chronic disease

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Baylin, Ana (Residential);
  • Last offered Winter 2022
  • Not offered 2022-2023
  • Prerequisites: EPID 600/503 or equivalent or and BIOSTAT 501/521 or equivalent
  • Description: This public health oriented course will provide students the opportunity to advance their knowledge in nutrition and chronic disease research from a population perspective and help them to better interpret epidemiologic studies on nutrition and chronic disease.
  • This course is cross-listed with EPID 625 in the Epidemiology department.

NUTR796: Special Topics in Nutritional Sciences