PBH 550 Emerging Infectious Diseases

This course will introduce students to the application of epidemiologic methods to the investigation of emerging infectious diseases in populations. Students will explore the fundamentals of descriptive and analytic infectious epidemiology, including the various epidemiologic study designs used to assess risk factors for emerging infectious diseases in populations. Students will compare and contrast infectious trends in the United States with those of developing countries. The course will also examine the role of Public Health policy in infectious disease control.

Credits

3