QBS 131/BIOL 073: Foundations of Epidemiology II: Theory and Methods

Course Director: Dr. Megan Romano

  • Course description: Epidemiology is the science of studying and understanding the patterns of disease occurrence in human populations with the ultimate goal of preventing human disease. This graduate-level course is the second in a two-part sequence. Building off of concepts covered in the Foundations of Epidemiology I course, it aims to develop an in-depth understanding of inferring causality in exposure-disease relationships, advanced concepts related to confounding, epidemiological study design, and interpreting biomedical primary literature.
  • Prerequisites:
    • Dartmouth Coursework: QBS 130/BIOL 072.
    • Programming: N/A.