Nigel Paneth, MD, MPH  

Professor of Epidemiology and Pediatrics and Human Development

Associate Dean for Research                      The course has five sections
College of Human Medicine        
Michigan State University                        1. Overview of epidemiology
4660 S. Hagadorn Rd. Suite 600                   2. Measurement of disease in populations
East Lansing, MI 48823                          3. Source and types of epidemiologic data
Phone: (517) 353-8623                           4. Epidemiologic study design
Fax: (517) 432-1130                             5. Deriving causal inferences

REVISED LECTURES (EPI COURSE 2005)

NATURE AND USES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY                      

DISEASE TRANSMISSION AND CONTEXT

CATEGORIZATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF HEALTH STATES 

POPULATION SAMPLING

MEASURES OF DISEASE FREQUENCY 

MEASURES OF DISEASE ASSOCIATION

STANDARDIZED RATES AND RATIOS

OTHER MEASURES OF MORTALITY AGE-COHORT ANALYSIS

RELIABILITY OF DISEASE CLASSIFICATION

SCREENING FOR DISEASE

SURVIVAL AND LIFE TABLES

VITAL DATA 

MORBIDITY DATA: REGISTRIES AND SURVEILLANCE  

CONCEPTS UNDERLYING STUDY DESIGN   

OVERVIEW OF STUDY DESIGN. COMMUNITY SURVEYS 

RANDOMIZED TRIALS

COHORT STUDIES

CASE-CONTROL STUDIES

BIAS AND CONFOUNDING    PART I       PART II                        

SUSSERíS CAUSAL CRITERIA

STATISTICAL ASSOCIATION AND CAUSALITY

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