This course introduces the student to the principles and practice of epidemiology and vital statistics. Students will be exposed to the historical development of epidemiology, concepts of causality, definitions of health and disease, and sources of community health data. Current principles and practices in the cause, prevention and control of diseases in various community settings will be emphasized.
Sheahan, John, "PUBH 3231 - Epidemiology and Biostatistics" (2014). Public Health Syllabi. 15.