University of Washington School of Public Health

Winter Course 2018: EPI 519 - Research Methods and Current Topics in Cardiovascular Epidemiology


SLN: 14597; 3 credits

Lecture meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 - 10:20 a.m.

Instructor: Nicholas L. Smith, PhD


Cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than any other health threat.

Learn more about this pervasive and complex condition and the role of epidemiology in improving cardiovascular health.

The course provides an overview of epidemiologic research methods applied to current topics in cardiovascular and cardiometabolic health and disease in human populations.  Content includes: pathophysiology; molecular, clinical, behavioral, and social risk factors; burden and disparities across and within populations nationally and globally; and public health interventions.

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