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Courses

EPID 410: Principles of Epidemiology (3 credit hours)
University of South Carolina, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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The overarching objective of this course is to develop an understanding of fundamental concepts and methods of the epidemiologic approach. The course is a required part of the curriculum for Exercise Science and Public Health undergraduate majors. In this course, students will learn about the history and uses of epidemiology, how to calculate and interpret epidemiologic measures, and understand the role of epidemiology in intervention and policy development. One of the key goals is for students to be able to articulate epidemiologic concepts and measures to the public using clear and creative messaging.


 

EPID 794. Geographic Information Systems and Public Health Applications (3 credit hours)
University of South Carolina, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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This is an intermediate level, elective course on the principles and application of GIS technologies in public health practice and research. The course is suited to both masters and doctoral level students in any discipline of public health or from other disciplines such as sociology or geography. In this course, students will learn the primary tools and applications of ArcGIS and ArcGIS Online, apply spatial data analysis techniques, and conduct an independent project utilizing their acquired skills to answer a pressing public health concern.


 

EPID 845. Doctoral Seminar (1 credit hour)
University of South Carolina, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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The doctoral seminar is used to provide a forum for doctoral students to explore topics of interest and importance to the field of epidemiology. The seminar will be a combination of discussions among the participants based on the assigned readings or tasks, presentations by the instructor or guest lecturers and presentations by the participants. Dr. Eberth typically focuses her lectures on career development topics such as CV preparation, job interview skills, professional networking, and mentoring.