This course, designed by the world-renowned epidemiological author and educator David Kleinbaum, is designed for researchers and analysts in the health, medical, and behavioral sciences who are interested in learning fundamental principles and methods of epidemiologic and public health research. The course emphasizes underlying concepts and methods of epidemiology. Topics covered include: study designs (clinical trials, observational studies, case-control studies, and cross-sectional), measures of disease frequency and treatment effect, and controlling for extraneous factors.
Dr. David G. Kleinbaum
Dr. David G. Kleinbaum is Professor of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He is internationally known for his textbooks in statistical and epidemiologic methods, and as an outstanding teacher. He has also taught over 175 short courses over the past 30 years throughout the world.