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Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Epidemiology 4310

Description: A course on the fundamental principles and methods of Public Health (e.g. disease surveillance, outbreak investigations) as practiced by agencies such as Public Health Agency of Canada and local Health Units. Assignments will be based on actual public health problems. Both local and international perspectives will be introduced.

Epidemiology 4320

Description: An introduction to methods for the design, analysis and interpretation of studies that evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic tests and the outcomes of new treatments and health technologies. The course will also explore health policy and will follow examples of translation of knowledge generated by clinical epidemiology studies.

Epidemiology 4500

Description: This course exposes students to the current research design and analysis methods employed in health services research, both in Canada and internationally.

Epidemiology 4600

Description: A course focusing on the economics concepts and methods relevant to understand health policy decisions from an economic perspective. This course will cover following topics: microeconomic tools for health economics, demand for and supply of healthcare, health insurance, market failure in the health sector and methods of economic evaluation.

Epidemiology 4615

Description: This course will cover topics related to the theoretical economic foundation of cost-utility and cost-benefit analyses, and decision analytic models and statistical methods for the economic evaluation of health interventions. Application of Decision Tree Model, Markov Model and Microsimulation Model and uncertainty in health & medicine will be considered.

Epidemiology 4715

Description: Introduction to the statistical and clinical issues in the design and analysis of controlled clinical trials involving human subjects.

Biostatistics 4415

Description: An introduction to survival analysis and its applications in a variety of areas including: 1) genetic epidemiology; 2) clinical trials; and 3) cost-effectiveness analysis. This course will provide students with contemporary analysis skills applicable to jobs in the pharmaceutical industry, in government organizations and in other health technology assessment setting

Epidemiology and biostatistics 4900

Description: An applied research course in which students use skills in identifying and clarifying a research question, methodologically critical review of literature, identifying data sources, conducting appropriate statistical analyses, interpreting results, and presenting findings orally, in posters, and in written technical reports or journal manuscripts.

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