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HRP 231 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Principles of the transmission of the infectious agents (viruses, bacteria, rickettsiae, mycoplasma, fungi, and protozoan and helminth parasites). The role of vectors, reservoirs, and environmental factors. Pathogen and host characteristics that determine the spectrum of infection and disease. Endemicity, outbreaks, and epidemics of selected infectious diseases. Principles of control and surveilla.... More Description for HRP 231
Terms: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
HRP 235 Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (AFRICAST 135, AFRICAST 235, EDUC 135, EDUC 335, HUMBIO 26, MED 235)
The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students insights into understanding how to effectively develop, evaluate, and scale social ventu.... More Description for HRP 235
Terms: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
HRP 236 Epidemiology Research Seminar
Weekly forum for ongoing epidemiologic research by faculty, staff, guests, and students, emphasizing research issues relevant to disease causation, prevention, and treatment. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: 2015-2016 Autumn 2015-2016 Winter 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Henderson, V. (PI)
HRP 237 Practical Approaches to Global Health Research (IPS 290, MED 226)
Enrollment limited to graduate students; undergraduates in their junior or senior year may enroll with consent of instructor only. Introduces research methods for conducting studies involving health in low-income context. Focuses on developing a concept note to support a funding proposal. addressing research question of student's interest. Skills developed include developing a compelling research .... More Description for HRP 237
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Luby, S. (PI)
HRP 238 Genes and Environment in Disease Causation: Implications for Medicine and Public Health (HUMBIO 159)
The historical, contemporary, and future research and practice among genetics, epidemiology, clinical medicine, and public health as a source of insight for medicine and public health. Genetic and environmental contributions to multifactorial diseases; multidisciplinary approach to enhancing detection and diagnosis. The impact of the Human Genome Project on analysis of cardiovascular and neurologi.... More Description for HRP 238
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 2-3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Popat, R. (PI)
HRP 239 Statistical Methods for Group Comparisons and Causal Inference (EDUC 260A, STATS 209)
Critical examination of statistical methods in social science and life sciences applications, especially for cause and effect determinations. Topics: mediating and moderating variables, potential outcomes framework, encouragement designs, multilevel models, matching and propensity score methods, analysis of covariance, instrumental variables, compliance, path analysis and graphical models, group c.... More Description for HRP 239
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
HRP 251 Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials
The rationale for phases 1-3 clinical trials, the recruitment of subjects, techniques for randomization, data collection and endpoints, interim monitoring, and reporting of results. Emphasis is on the theoretical underpinnings of clinical research and the practical aspects of conducting clinical trials.
Terms: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
HRP 252 Outcomes Analysis (BIOMEDIN 251, MED 252)
Methods of conducting empirical studies which use large existing medical, survey, and other databases to ask both clinical and policy questions. Econometric and statistical models used to conduct medical outcomes research. How research is conducted on medical and health economics questions when a randomized trial is impossible. Problem sets emphasize hands-on data analysis and application of metho.... More Description for HRP 252
Terms: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: Array 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
HRP 255 Observational Studies (STATS 355)
This course will cover statistical methods for the design and analysis of observational studies. Topics for the course will include the potential outcomes framework for causal inference; randomized experiments; methods for controlling for observed confounders in observational studies; sensitivity analysis for hidden bias; instrumental variables; tests of hidden bias; coherence; and design of obser.... More Description for HRP 255
HRP 256 Economics of Health and Medical Care (BIOMEDIN 156, BIOMEDIN 256, ECON 126)
Institutional, theoretical, and empirical analysis of the problems of health and medical care. Topics: demand for medical care and medical insurance; institutions in the health sector; economics of information applied to the market for health insurance and for health care; measurement and valuation of health; competition in health care delivery. Graduate students with research interests should tak.... More Description for HRP 256
Terms: 2015-2016 Autumn | Units: 5 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Bhattacharya, J. (PI)
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