Introduction to the concepts, methods, and problems involved in analyzing the biological and social influences on behaviors and diseases and in translation such analyses into population health policy and practice. Special attention given to social inequalities, changes over the life course, and heterogeneous pathways. Case studies and course projects are shaped to accommodate students with interests in diverse fields related to health and public policy. Students are assumed to have a statistical background, but the course emphasizes epidemiological literacy with a view to collaborating thoughtfully with specialists, not technical expertise. CRCRTH 653L and NURSNG 753L and PPOL-G 753L are the same course.
Epidemiological Thinking and Population Health
Critical and Creative Thinking
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 13, 2017