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, it aims to develop an in-depth understanding of population characteristics and disease frequencies, epidemiological study designs, measures of excess risk associated with specific exposures, and inferring causality in exposure-disease relationships. 
  • Prerequisites:
    • Coursework: QBS 130/BIOL 072.
    • Programming: N/A.