Coursework

All masters and doctoral students in Epidemiology must complete the curriculum requirements for their degree. These general requirements are listed in the Epidemiology Student Handbook. In addition, the curriculum for students concentrating in Neurological or Psychiatric Epidemiology is listed below.

Recommended Coursework
NEURO

BIO227 Fundamental Concepts in Gene Mapping
BIO257 Advanced Statistical Genetics*
EPI240 Use of Biomarkers in Epidemiologic Research*
EPI 249 Molecular Biology for Epidemiologists
EPI254 Epidemiology of Aging*
EPI284 Epidemiology of Neurologic Diseases*
EPI 293 Analysis of Genetic Association Studies
EPI504 Epidemiology of Disorders and Diseases of Childhood and Young Adulthood
EPI507 Genetic Epidemiology
EPI 511 Advanced Population and Medical Genetics
ID214 Nutritional Epidemiology

PSYCH
EPI 217 Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders
EPI219 Assessment Concepts and Methods in Psychiatric Epidemiology*
EPI220 Psychiatric Diagnosis in Clinic and Community Populations*
EPI241 Measuring Health Status*
EPI529 Principles of Suicide Prevention
ID278 Mental Health of Children and Adolescents*
ID283 Epi Investigation of Social and Environmental Risk Factors for Psychiatric Disorders
ID521 Developmental Epidemiology of Adult Psychiatric Disorders
WGH210 Women, Gender and Health: Issues in Mental Health

Methods
BIO210 The Analysis of Rates and Proportions
BIO214 Principles of Clinical Trials
BIO222 Basics of Statistical Inference
BIO223 Applied Survival Analysis
BIO226 Applied Longitudinal Analysis
BIO233 Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis
BIO292 Introductory Genomics and Bioinformatics for Health Research
BIO508 Genomic Data Manipulation
BIO512 Introduction to Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
BIO513 Advanced Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
BIO520 Concepts in Modern Statistical Analysis
EPI 221 Pharmacoepdimiology
EPI 235 Epidemiologic Methods in Health Service
EPI 271 Propensity of Core Methods
HPM530 Measuring Health Outcomes
RDS 285 Decision Analysis Methods

* Courses with an asterisk are offered every other year

NeuroPsychiatric Epidemiology Suggested Schedule
Fall Semester Courses
ID 521 Developmental Epidemiology of Adult Psychiatric Disorders Koenen
EPI 219 Assessment Concepts and Methods in Psychiatric Epidemiology Blacker
EPI 241 Measuring Health Status TBA
Spring Semester Courses
BIO 257 Advanced Statistical Genetics Laird
ID 214 Nutritional Epidemiology Willett
EPI 240 Use of Biomarkers in Epidemiologic Research Hankinson
EPI 254 Epidemiology of Aging Grodstein
EPI 284 Epidemiology of Neurological Disease Ascherio
ID 278 Mental Health of Children and Adolescents Molnar
ID 283 Epi Investigation of Social and Environmental Risk Factors for Psychiatric Disorders Gilman