Courses Details

EPID664: Field Methods In Global Health Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Alexis Handal (Residential);
  • Offered Every Winter
  • Prerequisites: Foundations in epidemiology (met by either PH512, PH500, EPID 600 or EPID 601) and foundations in global health (met by EPID506), or permission of the instructor.
  • Description: This course is for global health epidemiology students preparing for internships in global settings. Students will learn procedures necessary to conduct epidemiologic studies in international settings, including developing relationships with foreign collaborators, obtaining funding and ethical approval, and managing field operations. Students will discuss case studies in global health ethics.
  • Syllabus for EPID664
Alexis Handal
Concentration Competencies that EPID664 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
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