EPIB 703 Principles of Study Design (2 credits)

Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Epidemiology & Biostatistics : This course will provide an overview of the concepts and principles underlying epidemiologic study design. Focus will be on the importance of appropriately formulating the research question, identifying the target population, defining the relevant entities, and on how these factors affect the validity of study findings. Examples from the published literature will be extensively used to illustrate the crucial points and will be discussed in class.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Olga Basso (Fall)

  • Restriction(s): Registration in the Ph.D. Epidemiology program, or permission of the instructor.