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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Public Health 832 Graduate Courses  

Graduate Courses

BIST-0530-001Sampling 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. Ohman-Strickland
BIST-0547-001Lifetime Data Analysis (3) Survival analysis for life sciences. Lu. Prerequisites: PHCO 0504-001, BIOM 0654-001, BIOM 0661-001.
BIST-0550-001Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis (3) Liao. Prerequisite: Regression Methods.
BIST-0606-001Modeling Binary-Response Data: Review of the Theory and Applications (3) Applications of regression models suitable for analyzing binary-response data. Models for polytomous and ordinal responses, models for clustered binary responses, and models for analyzing binary-crossover studies also presented. Ananth. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
BIST-0611-001Biocomputing II (3) Advanced uses of SAS and SPSSx, including reorganizing data files, and reading data from tapes and disks. Cody. Prerequisites: PHCO-0504-001, BIOM-0654-001.
BIST-0613-001Theory of Biostatistics I (3) Foundation in statistical theory. Statistical software R (http:// be used.
BIST-0614-001Theory of Biostatistics II (3) Theory of point and interval estimations and hypothesis testing. Topics include sampling distributions, sufficiency, unbiasedness, Bayes methods, and power functions. Emphasis on fundamental concepts.
BIST-0615-001Categorical Data Analysis (3) Descriptive and inferential statistics for univariate and multivariate categorical data with applications to epidemiological and clinical studies.
BIST-0654-001Biocomputing I (3) Essential features and use of operating systems. Use of SAS to solve database and statistical problems. Spreadsheet and data- base packages. Prerequisites: PHCO-0504-001; knowledge of MS-DOS
BIST-0660-001Clinical Trials: Design and Analysis of Medical Experiments (3) Concepts, process, logistics, statistical analysis methodology, and the reporting of results. Includes regulatory issues and the process by which a chemical becomes a medicine. Shih. Prerequisites: PHCO-0504-001, BIOM-0654-001, or equivalent.
BIST-0661-001Regression 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. Prerequisites: PHCO-0501-001, BIOM-0654-001, or permission of instructor.
BIST-0687-001Biostatistics for Environmental and Occupational Health (3) Applied statistics for environmental/occupational problems. Prerequisites: PHCO-0504-001 and BIOM-0654-001.
BIST-0688-001Statistical Methods in Genetics (3) Topics include genetic epidemiology, pedigree data linkage and association analysis, phylogenetics, and the analysis of microarray data. Prerequisites: Biocomputing, categorical data, regression methods, or permission of instructor.
BIST-0690-001Advanced Topics in Biostatistics (3)
ENOH-0562-001Pesticides 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-0563-001Ecological Risk Assessment (3) Prerequisite: A course in ecology or permission of instructor.
ENOH-0588-001History of Occupational Disease and Environmental Health (3) Development of ideas and practices in the prevention of workplace exposures and occupational diseases.
ENOH-0594-001Environmental 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-0652-001Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology (3) Specific epidemiologic approaches to understanding the causation of occupational and environmental health diseases. Osinubi. Prerequisite: PHCO-0502-001.
ENOH-0656-001Environmental 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-0658-001Advanced Environmental Hygiene Measurements (4) Fundamental concepts of data interpretation, quality assurance, and hands-on use of equipment and monitoring procedures in the field. Weisel. Prerequisites: 2 years college chemistry, PHCO-0504-001, and a course in air sampling and analysis or principles of industrial hygiene.
ENOH-0659-001Occupational Health Practices (2) Practical experience leading to certification in spirometry/audiometry. Osinubi
ENOH-0693-001(S) Advanced Principles of Occupational Health (3) Workplace hazards, occupational diseases, industrial hygiene, and medical surveillance. Design, implementation, administration, and evaluation of programs. Osinubi
ENOH-0695-001Environmental Exposure Measurements and Assessment (2) Development of skills for designing exposure studies and basic mathematical tools for estimating exposures. Zhang. Prerequisites: Calculus, biostatistics, principles of air pollution.
ENOH-0699-001Principles 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. Prerequisite: PHCO-0503-001.
EPID-0552-001Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3) Properties, characteristics, and mechanisms of transmission of infectious disease; investigation of outbreaks of infectious disease. Rhoads
EPID-0585-001Disease Clusters: Science and Policy (1) History and context; methods of cluster investigations. Wartenberg. Prerequisites: PHCO-0504-001, PHCO-0502-001.
EPID-0651-001Epidemiological Research Methods (3) Methods and logistics in the design and conduct of epidemio- logical research. Wartenberg
EPID-0652-001Epidemiology 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
EPID-0653-001Epidemiologic Research Methods II (3) Theories, concepts, and principles underlying epidemiologic study designs and analyses. Demissie
EPID-0695-001Classic Papers in Public Health (1) Books, essays, journal articles, and public documents that have had a profound impact on public health. Schneider. Prerequisites: PHCO-0502-001, PHCO-0504-001.
HEBS-0651-001Health Education Planning and Evaluation (3) Introduction to development of health education and health promotion programs. Abatemarco. Prerequisite: CORE-5550-001.
HEBS-0653-001Modifying 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-0655-001Methodologies and Materials in Health Education (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 or HEBS-0653-001.
HEBS-0665-001Survey Research Methods (3) Major methods and techniques in the use of surveys for program development, evaluation, and research. Prerequisite: PHCO-0504-001.
HEBS-0679-001Health/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-0680-001Doctoral Research Seminar in Health Education and Behavioral Science I (1) Current behavioral science research issues, research interpretation.
HEBS-0681-001Doctoral Research Seminar in Health Education and Behavioral Science II (2) Current behavioral health science research issues; research interpretation, presentation, and facilitation of discussion.
HEBS-0682-001Evaluation Research Methods (3) Clifford
HSAP-0519-001Health Economics (3) Principles of macroeconomics applied to the special features of the health care market. Prerequisites: PHCO 0501-001, PHCO 0504-001.
HSAP-0563-001Introduction to Outcomes Research (3) Study of patient outcomes, medical outcomes, and economics 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, Marcella
HSAP-0617-001Health 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-0661-001Health 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-0663-001Issues 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
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; 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. Marcella, Schneider, community experts. Required core course.
PHCO-0503-001(F) Introduction to Environmental Health (3) Variety of ways in which environmental factors influence human health and 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-0504-001Introduction 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, F-tests. Liao, Moore, Ohman-Strickland. Prerequisite: Pretest. Required core course.
PHCO-0505-001Health 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. Waishwell. Required core course.
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