The purpose of this survey course is to provide students with an introduction to spatial resources and methods specific to public health, with an emphasis on epidemiology and environmental applications. Students will be introduced to spatial resources, concepts, and tools relevant to public health research and practice. They will acquire skills to interpret, evaluate, and design basic public health spatial research projects; and to conduct simple spatial analyses.

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Spring 2017
Must have completed an Introduction biostatistics course. Recommended: Completion of a graduate epidemiology course, or environmental health course, or geography/GIS course.