Chronic Disease Epidemiology Supercourse

This course will document the fundamental concepts in chronic disease epidemiology, common research methods utilized in chronic disease epidemiology, and unique applications of those methods for key chronic diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions.

I.                Introduction to Chronic Disease & Epidemiology Methods

II.               CANCER LECTURES

III.              CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

IV.              DIABETES

V.               OTHER CHRONIC DISEASES

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                                     Development of this curriculum has been funded by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors  (NACDD)

I.                Introduction to Chronic Disease & Epidemiology Methods

Golden Lecture of Prevention

Different kinds of epidemiologic studies

Study Designs in Epidemiologic Research

Epidemiologic Transition

Descriptive Statistics

Chronic Disease Disparities (CDC lecture)
Screening

Chronic disease surveillance using administrative data

  Physical Activity Epidemiology

  II.               CANCER LECTURES

Intro to Cancer Epidemiology

WHO's Cervical Cancer Screening Programmes: Managerial Guidelines

The National and Global Cancer Burden

Cancer Disparities

Lung Cancer

Economic Burden of Breast Cancer

III.              CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Risk Factor Overview and Management

  IV.              DIABETES

Epidemiology of Type II Diabetes Epidemiology of Type I Diabetes
Modifiable Risk Factors for Type II diabetes

Epidemiology of Diabetes Complications

Epidemiology of Childhood Obesity Types of Studies in Diabetes Epidemiology

 V.               OTHER CHRONIC DISEASES and RISK FACTORS

Chronic Disease. A Public Health Perspective (Arthritis examples) Asthma
Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s Disease Smoking Cessation and Pregnancy

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