Principles of Epidemiology (RES502)


Course Memo

Required MSiMR and MScGH - Counts Elective ND - Concepts in epidemiology such as multivariate causality,relative risk, odds ratio, sampling error and different types of bias (selection, information, definition biases)and confounding factors will be introduced and applied to integrative medicine. Students discuss study designs,survey and sample selection, cross-sectional, cohort,case-control; prospective and retrospective designs willbe discussed from the epidemiological and integrative medicine perspective. A review and discussion of current literature will be used in the class to highlight epidemiological issues.