PHC6003: Chronic Disease Epidemiology 3
Prerequisite:  HSC 3500
Description: This advanced epidemiology course will explore the major chronic diseases and related risk factors with emphasis on recent epidemiology research and findings. The burden of chronic illness will be introduced, and discussion on the epidemiologic features of specific diseases prevalent in western societies will be presented. The specific chronic diseases will include cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lung disease, diabetes, arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases, and chronic neurologic disorders. Specific risk factors will be presented and other topics will be discussed where possible.