PHPM 568 Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Instructor(s): Kevin Winthrop, MD

Course Description This course provides students with an opportunity to apply epidemiologic principles to infectious disease, including implementation of control measures based on epidemiologic investigation. It includes a didactic section on specific infectious diseases, followed by a classroom study of both endemic and epidemic outbreaks. There will be in-class exercises on each of the infectious diseases, including the testing of hypotheses based on epidemiologic findings leading to a discussion of control measures.

Credits 2

Term Offered Spring

Prerequisite PHPM 512 Epidemiology I or equivalent