Principles of Epidemiology - NHS 203

An integrated course that introduces the basics in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Topics include population measures of mortality and morbidity, epidemiological study designs and concepts such as sources of bias, confounding and effect measure modification and ethics in clinical trials and research. Methods of presenting health-related data, probability models and assessment of causal associations and differences are also covered. Special attention is given to the Lebanese context.