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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Public Health 832 Graduate Courses  

Graduate Courses

BIST-0535 Biometrics Computing (3) Provides the student with the ability to conduct statistical analysis using statistical software SAS and R. The primary subject is using SAS programming language to solve a variety of database and statistical problems, and using R language to perform statistical analysis. This is a highly applied course and the student is expected to complete computer exercises each week.
BIST-0610-001 Advanced Regression Methods for Public Health Studies (3) Simple and multiple linear-regression models, including polynomial regression and analysis of variance (ANOVA) and covariance (ANCOVA) for design of experiments. Binary regression, including logistic regression and applications to case-control studies discussed. Extension to loglinear models for count data also covered. Model building and checking. Lu. Prerequisite: BIST-0654 or permission of instructor.
BIST-0615-001 Categorical Data Analysis (3) Descriptive and inferential statistics for univariate and multivariate categorical data with applications to epidemiological and clinical studies. Prerequisites: BIST-0654 and BIST-0661.
BIST-0616-001 Lifetime Data Analysis (3) Survival analysis for life sciences. Prerequisites: BIST-0654 and BIST-0661.
BIST-0630-001 Sampling Methods (3) Data collection utilizing stratification, cluster sampling, multistate sampling, systematic sampling, or sampling with unequal probabilities of selection may be preferred to simple random sampling.
BIST-0650-001 Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis (3) Characteristics of design, graphic exploration of the mean and correlation structure, multivariate ANOVA for repeated measurements, linear mixed effects models, and multilevel modeling. Prerequisite: Regression methods.
BIST-0655-001 Biocomputing II (3) Extension of BIST-0654 providing students with more advanced, computing-intensive methods for research. Prerequisites: BIST-0654 and intermediate-level graduate course in statistical inference and probability theory.
BIST-0660-001 Clinical Trials: Design and Analysis of Medical Experiments (3) Shih. Prerequisite: PHCO-0504, BIST-0654, or equivalent.
BIST-0688-001 Statistical Methods in Genetics (3) Topics include genetic epidemiology, pedigree data linkage and association analysis, phylogenetics, and the analysis of microarray data. Moore. Prerequisites: Biocomputing, categorical data, regression methods, or permission of instructor.
BIST-0690-001 Advanced Topics in Biostatistics (3) Prerequisite:  BIST-0701 or permission of instructor.
BIST-0700-001 Advanced Theory of Biostatistics I (3) Advanced-level course in probability and statistical theory. Prerequisite: Intermediate-level graduate course in statistical inference and probability theory.
BIST-0701-001 Advanced Theory of Biostatistics II (3) Topics include common stochastic processes in biostatistics, likelihood construction, maximum likelihood estimation, and the information matrix. Prerequisite: BIST-0700.
ENOH-0560-001 Public Health Biology and Physiology (3) The biological basis and mechanisms of disease of the immune, pulmonary, cardiovascular, hepatic, and endocrine systems and major infectious disease. HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis as exemplary infections with major global impact.
ENOH-0562-001 Pesticides and Public Health (1) Introduction to the toxicological, health effects, exposure, and policy issues surrounding the use of pesticides in agricultural and residential settings. Robson. Five-week course.
ENOH-0563-001 Ecological Risk Assessment (3) Prerequisite: A course in ecology or permission of instructor.
ENOH-0565-001 Introduction to Environmental Law (3) Law as it relates to environmental protection and environmental disputes.
ENOH-0594-001 Environmental and Occupational Toxicology (3) Basic language and principles of toxicology and the mechanisms by which xenobiotics damage living systems at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ levels. Hong. Prerequisite: Organic chemistry or biochemistry.  
ENOH-0644-001 Indoor Air Quality (3) Indoor air quality problems and mitigation approaches.
ENOH-0652-001 Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (3) Specific epidemiologic approaches to understanding the causation of occupational and environmental health diseases.
ENOH-0653-001 Biomarkers (3) Incorporating biomarkers into environmental/occupational toxicology and epidemiology research. Hong
ENOH-0656-001 Environmental Risk Assessment (3) Concepts, language, and methods of risk assessment; role of risk assessment in individual and social decision making. Prerequisite: PHCO-0504-001.
ENOH-0693-001 Principles of Occupational Health (3) Workplace hazards, occupational diseases, industrial hygiene, and medical surveillance. Design, implementation, administration, and evaluation of programs. Osinubi
ENOH-0695-001 Environmental Exposure Measurements and Assessment (2) Development of skills for designing exposure studies and basic mathematical tools for estimating exposures. Prerequisites: Calculus, biostatistics, and principles of air pollution.
ENOH-0699-001 Principles of Industrial Hygiene (3) Skill development for evaluating exposures causing occupational health problems. Emphasis on mathematical techniques to estimate exposures to chemicals, physical agents, and ergonomic hazards facing employees.
EPID-0552-001 Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3) Properties, characteristics, and mechanisms of transmission of infectious disease; investigation of outbreaks of infectious disease.
EPID-0563-001 Introduction to Outcomes Research (3) Study of patient outcomes, medical outcomes, and economic outcomes related to health and health care; quality-of-life issues and assessment tools; and measures of morbidity, mortality, treatment, and severity of disease. Demissie
EPID-0595-001 Global Communicable Disease Control (3) The epidemiology of a number of communicable diseases that are of importance in the developing world; programs and policies that have been used to control them.
EPID-0601-001 Cancer Epidemiology (3) Highlights current statistics (in incidence, mortality, and survival) and cancer risk factors, including environmental factors, with strategies for cancer prevention and control.
EPID-0607-001 Perinatal Epidemiology (3) The biology and epidemiology of male and female reproduction, contraception, sexually transmitted disease, and the epidemiology of pregnancy and perinatal outcomes.
EPID-0621-001 Survey Research Methods/Questionnaire Design (3) Basics of survey research and skills necessary to conduct research. Passannante. Prerequisites: PHCO-0502 and PHCO-0504.
EPID-0652-001 Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases (3) Characteristics of selected chronic diseases. Students learn to design studies to investigate chronic diseases and approaches to primary and secondary prevention. Rhoads. Prerequisite: PHCO-0502.
EPID-0653-001 Advanced Epidemiologic Research Methods (3) Theories, concepts, and principles underlying epidemiologic study designs and analyses. Demissie. Prerequisite: EPID-0656.
EPID-0656-001 Intermediate Epidemiologic Research Methods (3) Methods and logistics in the design and conduct of epidemiological research. Wartenberg. Prerequisites: PHCO-0504 and PHCO-0502.
EPID-0657-001 Applied Methods in Epidemiologic Research (3) Experience in the integration of epidemiologic theory with the design of observational epidemiologic studies and the analysis of study data. Prerequisite: EPID-0656 or equivalent. 
EPID-0670-001 Advanced Seminar in Epidemiology I (1) Review of published papers in epidemiologic methods and substantive areas of epidemiology. Rich. Prerequisite: Must be a doctoral candidate or permission of instructor.
EPID-0671-001 Advanced Seminar in Epidemiology II (1) Review of published papers in epidemiologic methods and substantive areas of epidemiology. Rich. Prerequisite: EPID-0670.
EPID-0672-001 Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management (3) Introduces students to basic concepts and methods of pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety.
EPID-0673-001 Social Epidemiology (3) Theories, concepts, and methods for investigating the social determinants of health and the social factors associated with disease and epidemiologic methods used to investigate these associations.
GLPH-0600-001 Introduction to Global Public Health (3) This introductory course on global public health provides students with an overview of important components of global public health in a world that is increasingly globalized yet also fragmented.
HEBS-0600-001 Applied Research Methods in Behavioral Science (3) Course in research methods, designed to acquaint students with methods to conduct health behavior research. Major research methods and techniques will be explored with an emphasis on quantitative methods and qualitative methods.
HEBS-0651-001 Health Education Planning and Evaluation (3) Introduction to development of health education and health promotion programs. Prerequisite: PHCO-0505 or equivalent.
HEBS-0654-001 Modifying Health Behaviors: Theory and Practice (3) Concepts, strategies, and skills for modifying health-related behaviors and for influencing environments and cultures to provide more health support. Clifford. Prerequisite: PHCO-0505-001.
HEBS-0656-001 Social Marketing (3) Selection and evaluation of appropriate health education methodologies and materials for achieving program goals and objectives. Lewis. Prerequisites: PHCO-0505-001; HEBS-0651-001.
HEBS-0663-001 Intermediate Survey Methods (3) Major methods and techniques in the use of surveys for program development, evaluation, and research. Delnevo. Prerequisite: PHCO-0504-001.
HEBS-0679-001 Health Communications/Risk Communication (3) Concepts of public health communication and risk perception, and communication emphasis on media coverage of health-related information. Lewis. Prerequisite: PHCO-0505-001.
HEBS-0680-001 Doctoral Research Seminar in Health Education and Behavioral Science I (1) Current behavioral science research issues and research interpretation.
HEBS-0681-001 Doctoral Research Seminar in Health Education and Behavioral Science II (2) Current behavioral health science research issues; research interpretation, presentation, and facilitation of discussion.
HEBS-0682-001 Research and Evaluation Methods (3) Clifford. Prerequisite: PHCO-0504.
HEBS-0683-001 Evaluation and Research Design (3)
HEBS-0684-001 Doctoral Seminar in Health Education (3) Designed to introduce doctoral students to the necessary knowledge and skill sets requisite for critique of scientific research articles, formulation of viable research questions and related hypotheses, conduct of health behavior research, and the interpretation of data derived from such research.
HSAP-0519-001 Health Economics (3) Principles of macroeconomics applied to the special features of the health care market. Monheit. Prerequisites: PHCO-0501-001 and PHCO-0504-001.
HSAP-0560-001 Foundations of Maternal and Child Health (3) In this course students will gain an understanding of the determinants of the health of mothers and children, from a macro perspective including public policy, neighborhoods, schools, and health facilities, and an individual perspective including health beliefs and behaviors.
HSAP-0565-001 Health Politics and Policy (3) In-depth analysis of the government institutions and processes that affect health policy in the American context. The course has two primary goals: (1) to explore how the institutional arrangements of American government work with respect to the development of health policy; and (2) to review several health policy case studies and identify lessons from them.
HSAP-0617-001 Health Services Research Evaluation (3) Systematic approaches to the evaluation of health services programs, building on prior knowledge of research methods in biostatistics and epidemiology, and issues in health services administration. West. Prerequisites: PHCO-0501-001, PHCO-0502-001, PHCO-0504-001.
HSAP-0659-001 Cross-National Comparisons of Health System and Policy (3) Developed and developing countries face a range of common problems in their health care systems. These include demographic and technological pressures on costs, rising expectations of consumers, the assimilation into medical and policy practice of rapidly growing knowledge about the system's performance, and the tensions that arise when swollen public budgets, slow economic growth, and rising health care costs converge. These nations face these common pressures in quite diverse ways, however. Their responses vary with the historical, cultural, legal, social, and political character of individual countries, and embody significant strategic differences in decisions about coverage, provider payment, funding, and more.
HSAP-0661-001 Health Care Policy (3) Health care politics and policy in the United States as a function of American political values, government structure and process, and the goals of the relevant stakeholders. Monheit. Prerequisite: PHCO-0501-001.
HSAP-0663-001 Issues in Private and Public Health Insurance (3) Institutional features of the private and public health insurance systems, the theory underlying the population's demand for private and public health insurance, and potential behavioral responses by persons with such coverage. Monheit
HSAP-0670-001 Neighborhood Health System and Population (3) Addresses the neighborhood and health system determinants of population health. Policy responses to improving population health are discussed.
HSAP-0671-001 Topics in Health Systems and Health Care Policy (3) Selected topics related to the performance and structure of health care systems and the possible policy responses to address perceived shortcomings in health system performance.
HSAP-0672-001 Theories of Development and Global Public Health (3) Different theories of development (modernization theory, dependency theory, and world systems theory) and their implications for global public health.
HSAP-0673-001 Population Health and Public Policy (3) Apart from individual-specific medical care interventions, the social, economic, and residential circumstances of individuals, their political environments, and their health behaviors can have profound impacts on population health and well-being.
HSAP-0674-001 U.S. Mental Health Policy (3) This survey course on U.S. mental health policy engages multiple disciplines to examine the historical and contemporary landscape of mental health treatment and policy in the United States. Builds a foundational set of understandings on mental health illness and treatment approaches, psychiatric epidemiology, the financing and delivery of mental health care, and the intended and unintended consequences of mental health policy.
PHCO-0501-001 (F) Health Systems and Policy (3) Overview of health care in the United States: social, political, and economic issues; organization and financing of health care services. Examines the private practice of medicine and health maintenance organizations; ethical, legal, and policy issues; and trends in health care organization in the United States. Grau. Required core course.
PHCO-0502-001 (S) Principles and Methods of Epidemiology (3) Introduction to the definitions, language, and approaches of epidemiologists. Schneider. Required core course.
PHCO-0503-001 (F) Introduction to Environmental Health (3) Explores the variety of ways in which environmental factors influence human health and the technology available for managing such factors and preventing disease. Physiological interaction of humans and their environment; air, water, physical factors, biological factors, and social factors. Special topics include asbestos, lead and mercury, radiation, noise, organic solvents, biocides, particulate air pollution, toxic wastes, water treatment, and neurobehavioral and reproductive hazards; community perceptions of, and responses to, hazards. Robson, Zhang. Required core course.
PHCO-0504-001 Introduction to Biostatistics (3) Brief introduction to fundamental concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics and to quantitative and computer methods. Basic methods, including t-test, chi-square, nonparametric tests, and F-tests. Moore, Ohman-Strickland. Prerequisite: Pretest. Required core course.
PHCO-0505-001 Health Education and Behavioral Science in Public Health (3) Learning and behavioral sciences theories that provide the framework for the practice of health education and interventions. Required core course.
PHCO-0508-001 Issues in Environmental Health (1) Health problems associated with biological, chemical, physical, and radiological agents; how they impact food safety, infectious disease, air quality (indoors, outdoors), water quality, wastewater and solid waste (hazardous and nonhazardous) management, and land resources in community and occupational settings.
PHCO-0510-001 Issues in Health Education and Behavioral Science (1) Fundamental principles of behavioral science in the public health context; current trends and issues in behavioral science research and methods.
PHCO-0511-001 Issues in Health Systems and Policy (1) Five three-hour lectures covering salient features of the U.S. health care system and critical issues in health care delivery and policy.
 
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