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PHEAL 214 Public Health Epidemiology (4)

This course covers the core science of understanding the causes and distribution of population health so that we may better intervene to control and prevent disease and promote health. It surveys the historical emergence of public health epidemiology, and the range of essential methods and practices involved in measuring population health, assessing trends and patterns, investigating outbreaks, and evaluating interventions. Case studies and current controversies are featured, including health data gaps, health disparities, and reconciling equality, efficiency and equity.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Social Sciences
  • Prerequisite: Closed to seniors except with instructor consent
  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Iroz-Elardo

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