PPHS 528 Economic Evaluation of Health Programs (3 credits)

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Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)


PPHS : Concepts and methods used to carry out economic evaluations of health programs and interventions, including public health interventions, pharmaceuticals, and other health care interventions. Includes topics such as calculation of unit costs, measurement of quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) and assessment of uncertainty in cost-effectiveness analysis.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Eric A Latimer (Fall)

  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EPIB 528.

  • No prior background in economics is required.

  • Open to graduate students and advanced undergraduates from all departments.