Concentration Specific Competencies

Competencies Addressed by Concentration Specific Coursework

CS1. Plan, perform and report basic statistical calculations and analyses and critically read public health and medical care journal articles. (EEH 505 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology I, STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics)
CS2. Examine data for the presence of confounding and effect modification, identify their presence and manage them appropriately. (EEH 502 Advanced Methodology, EEH 506 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology II)
CS3. Explain how bias, confounding, effect modification and random error may affect the results of epidemiologic investigations and how they may be prevented or controlled. (EEH 502 Advanced Methodology, EEH 506 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology II)
CS4. Describe basic approaches for the collection of primary data, the use of secondary data, and the assessment of the quality of data collection and measurements. (EEH 502 Advanced Methodology)
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Describe different principles of investigation for acute outbreaks versus chronic conditions or other adverse outcomes in populations. (EEH 573 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases)

CS6. Apply descriptive techniques commonly used to summarize public health data. (EEH 505 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology I, EEH 506 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology II, STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics)
CS7. Apply common statistical methods for inference. (EEH 505 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology I, EEH 506 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology II, STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics)
CS8. Apply descriptive and inferential methodologies according to the type of study design for answering a particular research question. (EEH 505 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology I, EEH 506 Application of Biostatistics to Epidemiology II, STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics)