Courses Taught by Abram Wagner

EPID670: Integrated Problem Solving In Epidemiology 1

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Abram Wagner (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Current or past enrollment in PUBHLTH 500. This course is only for EPID MPH students.
  • Description: This class is the first semester of a year-long capstone course for master’s students in epidemiology. The course advances students’ analytical skills in developing epidemiological research questions, performing power and sample size calculations, and designing data collection instruments. Students will apply concepts into individual data analysis and writing projects.
  • Learning Objectives: To develop an epidemiological research question based on the current scientific literature and using an existing dataset. To perform power calculations and sample size calculations for a given research question and study population. To assess measurement error and biases in an existing dataset.
Abram Wagner
Concentration Competencies that EPID670 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) EPID670, EPID671
EPID Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology MPH Communicate environmental or occupational epidemiological findings in writing using standards of peer-reviewed journals, including descriptions of design, results, and interpretation EPID670, EPID671

PUBHLTH350: Global Public Health: Challenges and Transformations

  • Undergraduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 4 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Abram Wagner (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: This course integrates foundational principles of political science and international studies in an exploration of epidemiological transitions, goal-setting in international organizations, and other global public health challenges. Students will investigate health disparities between countries and between socioeconomic groups within a country, and will discuss key communicable and non-communicable health conditions.
  • Syllabus for PUBHLTH350
Abram Wagner