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Epidemiology (EPI)
2501 East Lee Street
(520) 626-4010

Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Epidemiology Committee:

Professors T.E. Moon, Chair (Family and Community Medicine), B.
Burrows (Internal Medicine), J.E. Dalen (Internal Medicine), M.D.
Lebowitz (Internal Medicine)

Associate Professor Larry C. Clark (Family and Cmmunity Medicine)

Assistant Professors A.E. Camilli (Internal Medicine), A. L.
Estrada (Family and Community Medicine), D.J. Roe (Family and
Community Medicine)

Research Associate Professor Julia Emerson (Cancer Center), D.
Sherrill (Internal Medicine)

Research Assistant Professor F. Martinez (Pediatrics), A. Wright
(Pediatrics)

Research Instructor B. Cartmel (Family and Community Medicine)

The graduate interdisciplinary program in epidemiology offers the
opportunity for study in the scientific discipline concerned with
the causes and prevention of disease in human populations.
Advances in clinical medicine, laboratory science, environmental
health, nutrition, statistics, computer data processing and the
basic understanding of the pathogenesis of disease enable
epidemiology researchers to better examine causes of disease and
to evaluate more effective strategies for disease prevention and
control. Multidisciplinary collaborations between program faculty
and members of university departments and state and national
health institutions provide classroom and community training
opportunities. To accomplish this goal, faculty program members
with overlapping expertise from several health science
departments have been selected to direct courses and research.

Degrees

The Graduate Program in Epidemiology offers a major in
epidemiology for the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy
degrees.

Admission Requirements:  For further information, see Graduate
Catalog.

515. Subspecialty
h. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention (3) I P, none; statistics
helpful. (Identical with RONC 515h)
i. Cancer Prevention and Control (3-15) II (Identical with RONC
515i)

610. Biostatistics for Research (3) II Descriptive statistics and
statistical inference relevant to biomedical research, including
data analysis, regression and correlation analysis, analysis of
variance, survival analysis, biological assay, statistical
methods for epidemiology and statistical evaluation of clinical
literature. P, STAT 509.

650. Quantitative Epidemiology (3) I Study of computer intensive
multivariate epidemiologic methods including evaluation of
potential etiologic environmental exposures in human populations
to the risk of disease. 2R, 1L. P, 596r, 596b.

660. Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3) I [Rpt./] Introduction
to epidemiologic methods used in infectious disease
investigations. An emphasis will be placed on understanding the
relationships between the host, the parasite and the environment
as they relate to disease causation. P, 596r, 596b.

670. Chronic Disease Epidemiology (4) II Nutritional
epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, occupational epidemiology and
environmental epidemiology. P, 596r, 596b.

696. Seminar
l. Epidemiology (3) I II [Rpt./8 units]

896. Seminar
b.* Epidemiologic Methods (3) I II
r.* Basic Principles of Epidemiology (3) [Rpt./1]
z.* Psychosocial Epidemiology (2)
* Available as both 596 and 896.

Exercise and Sport Sciences
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