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Readings

Textbooks

Gordis, L. (2004). Epidemiology. Third edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders. (The second edition is also acceptable.)

Pagano, M. and Gauvreau, K. (2000). Principles of Biostatistics. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.



SESSION # TOPIC READINGS
 
Module Number 5: Epidemiologic Study Designs
12 Randomized Clinical Trials

Pagano and Gauvreau: Chapter 1 (pages 1-5)

Gordis: Chapter 1

13 Cohort Studies Gordis: Chapter 2
14 Case-Control Studies

Pagano & Gauvreau: Chapter 2 (pages 7-22) & Chapter 3 (pages 38-45)

15 Cross-Sectional Studies

Pagano & Gauvreau: Chapter 3 (pages 38-48)

 
Module 6: Estimating Risk and Interpretation of Data from Epidemiologic Studies
16 Measures of Association

Pagano & Gauvreau: Chapter 4 (pages 66-70)

17 Use of the Chi-Square Statistic

Gordis: Chapters 3 & 4

18 Bias and Confounding

Pagano & Gauvreau: Chapter 4 (pages 70-89)

Gordis: Chapter 4 (pages 60-65)

19 Causal Association Content 3
20 Interaction Content 3
 
Module 7: Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Roles of Genetics, Public Policy and Epidemiology
21 Applying Epidemiologic Methods to the Evaluation of Health Services

Gordis: Chapter 6 (pages 95-112)

Pagano & Gauvreau: Chapter 21 (pages 488-510)

22 The Epidemiologic Approach to the Evaluation of Screening Programs Gordis: Chapter 6
23 Assessing the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Disease Causation
24 Legal, Ethical, and Policy Aspects of Epidemiologic Investigations