Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Paperback | April 26, 2015

EditorJorn Olsen, Naomi Greene, Rodolfo Saracci

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Teaching epidemiology requires skill and knowledge, combined with a clear teaching strategy and good pedagogic skills. The general advice is simple: if you are not an expert on a topic, try to enrich your background knowledge before you start teaching. The new edition of Teaching Epidemiologyhelps you to do this and, by providing world-expert teachers' advice on how best to structure teaching, providing a unique insight into what has worked in their hands. This book will help you to tailor your own epidemiology teaching programme.The fourth edition of this established text has been fully revised and updated, drawing on new research findings and recently developed methods including research technologies in genetic epidemiology and method development in relation to causal analysis. Analytical tools provide teachers in thefield with the skills to guide students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Each chapter in Teaching Epidemiology comprises key concepts in epidemiology, subject specific methodologies, and disease specific issues, to provide expert assistance in the teaching of a wide range ofepidemiology courses.

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Teaching epidemiology requires skill and knowledge, combined with a clear teaching strategy and good pedagogic skills. The general advice is simple: if you are not an expert on a topic, try to enrich your background knowledge before you start teaching. The new edition of Teaching Epidemiologyhelps you to do this and, by providing world...

Jorn Olsen is Professor of Epidemiology at AU, SDU and UCLA. He has published books and articles in several fields of epidemiology but most of the work has been in reproductive health. Naomi Greene holds a Ph.D in Epidemiology and MPH in Community Health Sciences from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She has an extensive cli...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.2 inPublished:April 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part 1: Context1. Rodolfo Saracci: Introducing the history of epidemiology2. Olli S. Miettinen: Important concepts in epidemiology3. Jorn Olsen and Olga Basso: Study Design4. Per Kragh Andersen: Statistics in epidemiology5. Kenneth J. Rothman and Sherri O. Stuver: Teaching a first course in epidemiologic principles and methodsPart 2: Exposure-oriented Epidemiology6. Jakob Bue Bjorner and Jorn Olsen: Questionnaires in epidemiology7. Anders Ahlbom: Environment8. Neil Pearce: Occupational epidemiology9. Yoav Ben-Shlomo and Diana Kuh: Life course epidemiology10. Susan Jick: Pharmacoepidemiology11. Walter C. Willett: Nutritional epidemiology12. Harry Campbell and Susan Service: Genetic epidemiology13. Betsy Foxman: Teaching molecular epidemiology14. Nancy Krieger: Social inequalities in health15. Ulisses Confalonieri and Shilu Tong: Climate change and human health: issues for teacher and classroomPart 3: Outcome-oriented Epidemiology16. Marc Lipsitch: Infectious disease epidemiology17. Pagona Lagiou and Dimitrios Trichopoulos: Cancer epidemiology18. Rebecca Fuhrer and Kelly K. Anderson: Teaching a course in psychiatric epidemiology19. C. A. Molgaard, A. L. Golbeck, and J. F. Rothrock: Neurologic diseases20. Jorn Olsen and Ellen Aagaard Nohr: Reproductive epidemiology21. Josep M. Anto: Teaching chronic respiratory disease epidemiology22. Eleni Petridou, Patricia Gerakopoulou and Constantine N. Antonopoulos: Epidemiology of injuries23. Georgios Tsakos and Vibeke Baelum: Dental epidemiology24. John A. Baron, Henrik Toft Sorensen, and Harold C. Sox, Jr.: Clinical epidemiology25. Paul Elliott and Anna Hansell: Study of clustering and outbreaks26. Henrik Toft Sorensen And John A. Baron: Registries and medical databases27. J. H. Abrahamson: Teaching epidemiology inside and outside the classroomPart 4: Pedagogies28. Naomi Greene and Tarun Bhatnagar: Guide for teaching assistants in a methods course at a department of epidemiology