Epidemiology Courses Taught by Rafael Meza Rodriguez

EPID636: Cancer Risk and Epidemiology Modeling

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Meza Rodriguez, Rafael
  • Last offered Fall 2015
  • Prerequisites: BIOSTAT 560 or permission from the instructor
  • Description: This course will introduce 1) the concepts of multistage carcinogenesis and the analysis of cancer epidemiology using mathematical models of carcinogenesis; 2) the analysis of cancer prevention strategies using Markov cancer natural history models. Students will learn how to develop and fit multistage and cancer natural history models in R.

EPID637: Systems Modeling of Behavior, Social Processes and Chronic Disease

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Meza Rodriguez, Rafael
  • Last offered Winter 2016
  • Not offered 2018-2019
  • Description: This advanced course provides in-depth coverage of applications of mathematical modeling to behavior, social processes, and chronic disease. We will review applications of agent-based and network modeling in social and behavioral science, and natural history models of chronic diseases. Students will learn to develop models in R, NetLogo, and NetworkX.