QBS 270 (Fall): Epidemiology Journal Club

Course Director (Fall-Epidemiology): Dr. Jennifer Emond

  • Course description: This course emphasizes critical evaluation of contemporary epidemiological studies and the development of effective presentation skills. Students will gain exposure to a breadth of epidemiological methodologies within public health and biomedical research. Class meets weekly. Each week, all students will read two papers within one topic area, and two students will present on one paper each. Topic areas are pre-selected and are updated each year.  Students who are not presenting must read the selected publications and submit two thought questions per publication before class to help guide the class discussion. 
  • Prerequisites:
    • Coursework: N/A.
    • Programming: N/A.