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EPIB 634 Fundamentals of Pharmacoepidemiology (3 credits)

Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Epidemiology & Biostatistics : The objective of this course is for students to develop an understanding of the design and analysis of pharmacoepidiologic studies. It includes didactic lectures, group discussions, and the examination of examples from the medical literature. Topics covered including an overview of commonly used study designs, exposure and outcome assessment, new-user designs, healthy-user effects, non-traditional study designs, and the role of confounding and methods used to minimize it. Biases particularly relevant to pharmacoepidemiology are also discussed.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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