QBS PhD Elective Courses

Quantitative Biomedical Science (3.5 Units):

  • QBS 101: Foundations of Programming for Data Scientists (.5 unit each term- F/W/Sp)
  • QBS 108: Applied Machine Learning 
  • QBS 110.5: Integrative Biomedical Sciences Seminar Project (.5 unit) 
  • QBS 122: Biostatistics III: Modeling Complex Data
  • QBS 123: Biostatistics Consulting Lab (.5 unit) 
  • QBS 124: Advanced Multivariate Data Analysis
  • QBS 125: Biomedical Informatics
  • QBS 126: Analysis of Densely Collected Longitudinal Data
  • QBS 128/PH 126: Statistical Measurement and Analysis in Quality Improvement
  • QBS 129/PH 122: Survey Research and Methods
  • QBS 132: Molecular Biologic Markers in Human Health Studies
  • QBS 132.5: Molecular Biologic Markers in Human Health Studies Lab (.5 unit) 
  • QBS 133: Clinical Epidemiology 
  • QBS 134: Advanced Topics in Epidemiology
  • QBS 135/PH 125: Introduction to Qualitative Methods for Public Health & Healthcare Studies (.5 unit)
  • QBS 136: Applied Epidemiological Methods I (.5 unit) 
  • QBS 137: Applied Epidemiological Methods II (.5 unit) 
  • QBS 138/PH 131: Health Communications (.5 unit)
  • QBS 139/PH 147: Advanced Methods in Health Services Research (1.5 units)
  • QBS 140/PH 121: Decision & Cost-Effective Analysis
  • QBS 141/ PH 154: Determinants in Health Equities (.5 unit)
  • QBS 142/PH 117: Introduction to Quality Improvement in Health Systems (.5 unit)
  • QBS 143/PH 132: Dealing with Differences: Communication, Negotiation, and Teamwork (.5 unit)
  • QBS 144/PH 115: Finance and Strategy in Value-based Public Health and Healthcare
  • QBS 145/PH 151: Environmental Health Science and Policy (.5 unit)
  • QBS 147/BIOL 47: Genomics: From Data to Analysis
  • QBS 176: Methods in Statistical Genetics and Genomics
  • QBS 175/COSC 175: Foundations of Bioinformatics II
  • QBS 177/MATH 177: Methods of Statistical Learning for Big Data  
  • QBS 180: Data Visualization (.5 unit) 
  • QBS 181: Data Wrangling 
  • QBS 187: QBS PhD Student Internship
  • QBS 192: Health Informatics
  • QBS 195: Independent Study

Students can take graduate level electives at other departments at Dartmouth College. Please email Dr. Kristine Giffin for additional information.