Health Services Research and Methods

SPH PM 811

This course emphasizes an application-oriented approach to the study of health services research with the goal of informing health care policy. Emphasis is on definition of the problem, scale of the study, research methods, and analysis. A foundation is covered among the following possible areas: measurement issues (reliability and validity), secondary data analysis, clinical trials, sampling, survey methods, qualitative methods, and economics (cost-effectiveness). Students are expected to prepare a grant proposal on a contemporary topic of their own choosing with health policy implications.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Kazis M 2:00 pm-4:45 pm SPHPM702 or
PM814 and MPH
biostats core.
On 2/19 mts in
in L 109A/B
MED Campus

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