HST 5765 - Epidemiology in Public Health
(3-0-3) This course provides students with a basic working knowledge of the core competencies, concepts and practices of epidemiology and public health (EPH). It is a learning platform to allow the student to understand the principles, tools, methodologies, data sources, terminologies, and policy issues related to the application of EPH to practical problems in Public Health Practice and population health. The course offers the student exposure to both established principles as well as new and emerging trends. The goal of this course is for the student to understand the value of epidemiology in improving the practice of public health through the effective development, management, governance and use of health information systems, data, technology, and projects.