This course is designed to familiarize students with key historical underpinnings and principles and practices of community-based participatory research. (Note: Cannot be taken if already earned credit in EPI 650)
- Identify key sources of data for public health purposes.
- Describe a public health problem in terms of magnitude, person, time and place.
- Explain the importance of epidemiology and the public health sciences for informing scientific, ethical, economic and political discussion of health issues.
- Comprehend basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of epidemiologic data.
- Apply the basic terminology and definitions of epidemiology.
- Communicate epidemiologic and public health information to lay and professional audiences.
- Draw appropriate inferences from epidemiologic and public health data.