Epidemiology of Vaccine Preventable Diseases

SPH EP 730

This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of the epidemiology and control of vaccine-preventable diseases. This will be accomplished by focusing on a different vaccine-preventable disease each week, and using that disease to illustrate epidemiologic principles and methods related to measuring vaccine efficacy and safety, overall impact, herd effects, special populations, adverse reactions, and public acceptability. Emphasis will be placed on current developments, outbreaks, controversies, study designs, and sources of bias. This course combines short lectures with in-class discussions and will provide students with practice and feedback in the critical review and design of epidemiologic studies.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Shea M 1:00 pm-4:00 pm MPH Epi core
course. EP813
strongly
recommended
MED Campus
Class Closed

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