Fundamentals of Epidemiology (EPIB 601)
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to modern epidemiologic concepts and research design. Topics include measures of disease frequency and measures of effect, diagnostics, study designs, and common biases. In addition to lectures, students participate in practicum sessions designed to facilitate group discussions and teach students to critically assess published articles in medicine, epidemiology, and public health.
Critical Perspectives on Global Health (PPHS 682)
This seminar course encourages students to develop a critical perspective on global health through examining its origins in colonial medicine, interrogating its institutions and power dynamics, and considering the perspectives of recipients of global health interventions. Throughout the course, students reflect on their own roles within global health practice.