Full course description
This course is an intermediate level course in epidemiology. It replaces previously approved and delivered courses PHW250F and PHW250G. Topics include causal inference; measurement of disease rates; inferential reasoning; research study designs, ecologic, case-control, cohort, intervention trials, meta-analytic designs; potential sources of bias, confounding, effect modification in research design are explored in depth; topics in clinical epidemiology, likelihood ratios, receiver operator curves, the sensitivity, specificity, predictive value of a test; brief introduction to logistic regression and survival analysis. Topics are covered at a advanced level than PH250A or PHW250. Readings from this course provide a firm foundation for PH250C.
Instructor: Andrew Mertens
Course Cost: $400/unit
Course Credit: Certificate of Completion issued by UC Berkeley's School of Public Health
Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation notification must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the start date of the class in which you are registered in order to qualify for a refund, less a 5% administrative fee.