CBS 595–Epidemiology

This course provides a comprehensive overview of study design, data quality and assurance, and epidemiological methods for chronic or infectious diseases. Human and veterinary cases are used as examples. Class sessions include lectures, laboratory (computer based) and assignments.


1. Describe epidemiologic principles including causation

2. Understand the usefulness of mathematical modeling with practical applications and evidence-base medicine for infectious disease control and outbreak investigation/interventions