PRVM 832. Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology. 3 Hours.
Epidemiological concepts applied to problems in environmental and occupational health will be discussed. This course will focus on studies of workplace and environmental exposures, exposure assessment and monitoring, hazardous exposures and adverse health effects, and approaches to prevention. Specific health effects of exposure to toxic chemical and physical agents will be discussed, as well as reading, evaluating, and interpreting epidemiologic studies. Prerequisite: PRVM 800 Principles of Epidemiology and PRVM 830 Environmental Health or permission of instructor. LEC.