QBS 270 (Fall): Epidemiology Journal Club

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

  • Course description: This course emphasizes critical evaluation of epidemiological studies and the development of effective presentation skills. Students will gain exposure to a breadth of epidemiological methodologies and classical epidemiological studies within public health and biomedical research. Class meets weekly. Each week, all students will read 2-4 papers within a topic area, and two students will present on one paper each. Topic areas are pre-selected and listed on the course syllabus. 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. All students in the audience will also complete a peer-review feedback form for each presenter after the class. For more information, click here to view a copy of the past syllabus.
  • Prerequisites:
    • Coursework: N/A.
    • Programming: N/A.

Syllabus