Courses Taught by Sara Adar

EPID299: Independent Research for Undergraduates

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 1-3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Sara Adar,Staff, (Residential);
  • Offered Every semester
  • Prerequisites: Perm. Instr.
  • Description: Students do an independent microbiology research project under the supervision of afaculty member in the Hospital and Molecular Epidemiology program.
  • Learning Objectives: Students learn both specific laboratory techniques and in general how to carryout independent research.
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EPID811: Critical Appraisal of Epidemiologic Studies

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Sara Adar (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Doctoral standing or Perm. Instr.
  • Description: This is an introductory course for doctoral students in the epidemiology Ph.D. program. It will proved a unifying examination of epidemiological constructs and their application to the evaluation of the literature. Topics include: Importance of causal relationships; study designs that can demonstrate and test causation; interpretation of results from causation.
  • Syllabus for EPID811
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Concentration Competencies that EPID811 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
EPID Epidemiologic Science PhD Evaluate epidemiological study designs and advanced epidemiological methods, and select the most appropriate method to address a specific study question EPID811, EPID824, Comprehensive Exam
EPID Epidemiologic Science PhD Demonstrate a thorough understanding of causal inference, sources of bias, and methods to improve the validity of epidemiologic studies EPID811, EPID824, Comprehensive Exam