ENVM 510 Environmental Health and Epidemiology

This course is an introduction to the diverse and dynamic elements of natural systems and human populations and the impact on each other. The course will illustrate how epidemiology is an important tool to evaluate these impacts relative to environmental safety and health. It is designed for individuals with various backgrounds and with limited education in biomedical sciences, statistics or advanced mathematics. The purpose of the course is to provide the basis for public health investigations and the underlying rationale for toxicological standard setting. A case-study approach will be employed.