EPIB 654 Pharmacoepidemiology 4 (2 credits)

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Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Epidemiology & Biostatistics : The utility of epidemiological techniques for the assessment of drug benefits after their marketing is presented. The course is composed of four parts: (i) methodology of Phase IV studies (efficacy and effectiveness studies); (ii) measurement of quality of life; (iii) evaluation of the economic impact of drugs; (iv) assessment of the effects of drugs and vaccines on the public health system.

Terms: Summer 2017

Instructors: Jaime J Caro (Summer)

  • Offered only in Summer term.

  • Prerequisites: EPIB 601 or EPIB 606, EPIB 607 or permission of instructor

  • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the first lecture day and withdrawal is the second lecture day.