EPI5100 Fundamentals of Epidemiology

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Prof. Anthony Wallace

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to introduce Christian missionaries to the field of epidemiology and its utilization in public health. The course will explore the role and principles of epidemiology and describe components of epidemiology such as frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in human population. the course is designed to help students apply epidemiologic concepts and methods in describing

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students need to understand frequency, distribution, and determinants of diseases in human population and use this knowledge to infer association between health exposure and outcomes.At this level, students will be introduced to intermediate epidemiologic methods and a deeper understanding of various study design in epidemiology and be able to distinguish them.

Why This Course Is Important:

An in-depth understanding of epidemiology and its application is essential to population health. Students need epidemiological skills to be able to identify health data, calculate and interpret measures of disease occurrence and write and publish epidemiologic studies.