Courses Taught by Jennifer Head

EPID601: Principles And Methods Of Epidemiology

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Jennifer Head (Residential);
  • Offered Every Fall
  • Prerequisites: EPID 600 or departmental permission
  • Advisory Prerequisites: Additional courses that are recommended by not required include: BIOSTAT 522 or similar course covering linear regression; experience with R programming language (through courses such as as EPID 639)
  • Description: Epid 601 covers foundational concepts, principles, and methods of population-based epidemiologic research. The course expands upon Epid 600 material and is a foundation for subsequent Epid courses. Via theoretical and quantitative instruction, students will learn epidemiologic study design, measures of association, bias characterization and mitigation, statistical analysis, and causal inference.
  • Syllabus for EPID601
Jennifer Head
Concentration Competencies that EPID601 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
EHS Industrial Hygiene MS Analyze, interpret, and apply statistical and epidemiological data PUBHLTH512, EPID601, Thesis

EPID674: Epidemiologic Data Analysis Using R

  • Graduate level
  • Online MPH only
  • This is a second year course for Online students
  • Winter term(s) for online MPH students;
  • 2 credit hour(s) for online MPH students;
  • Instructor(s): Michael Hayashi (Online MPH);
  • Offered Every Year
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: (EPID 640, PH 512) or (EPID 600, BIOSTAT 521 or 501)
  • Description: This course introduces the R statistical programming language for epidemiologic data analysis. Content focuses on organizing, managing, and manipulating data; basic graphics in R; and descriptive methods and regression models widely used in epidemiology. The 2-credit option includes statistical modeling in R. The 3-credit option adds programming in R.
  • Residential Syllabus for EPID674
Jennifer Head
Michael Hayashi