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HRP 221 Law and the Biosciences: Genetics
(Same as LAW 3004) Open to all law or medical students; other graduate students by consent of the instructor. Focus is on ethical, legal, and social issues arising from advances in our knowledge of human genetics. Includes forensic uses of genetics, genetic testing, widespread whole genome sequencing, the consequences of genetics for human reproduction, and the ethics of genomic biobanks for res.... More Description for HRP 221
HRP 222A Advising Congress on Health Policy
(Same as LAW 413L) Focus on conducting research on national health policy problems for the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, or MedPAC. Students work in teams with lawyers and PhD economists from MedPAC, resident and fellow physicians from Stanford Hospital, and other students from throughout the University on exanding the healthcare workforce through reform of states' scope of practice regula.... More Description for HRP 222A
HRP 223 Introduction to Data Management and Analysis in SAS
Provides hands-on introduction to basic data management and analysis techniques using SAS. Data management topics include: Introduction to SAS and SAS syntax, importing data, creating and reading SAS datasets, data cleaning and validation, creating new variables, and combining data sets. Analysis techniques include: basic descriptive statistics (e.g., means, frequency) and bivariate procedures for.... More Description for HRP 223
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
HRP 225 Design and Conduct of Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies
Intermediate-level. The skills to design, carry out, and interpret epidemiologic studies, particularly of chronic diseases. Topics: epidemiologic concepts, sources of data, cohort studies, case-control studies, cross-sectional studies, sampling, measures of association, estimating sample size, and sources of bias. Prerequisite: A basic/introductory course in statistics or consent of instructor.
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Popat, R. (PI)
HRP 226 Intermediate Epidemiologic and Clinical Research Methods
The principles of study design, measurement, confounding, effect modification, and strategies for minimizing bias in clinical and epidemiologic studies. Prerequisite: 225 or consent of instructor.
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Simard, J. (PI)
HRP 228 Genetic Epidemiology
Provides framework for physicians, epidemiologists, and other scientists to interpret the literature and incorporate genetic information into human disease research. Topics include: common genetic measures, approaches to finding disease genes, study design and analysis issues, genome-wide association studies, meta-analysis of genetic studies, genetic risk prediction, and applications of new genom.... More Description for HRP 228
Instructors: Simard, J. (PI)
HRP 229 Spectrum Scholars Seminar
Preference to trainees awarded Stanford internal KL2, TL1 grants. Focus is on students and junior faculty who have received a Spectrum KL2 or TL1 Award. Discussions include progress and challenges involved in starting and conducting clinical research, current courses, time management and resources; support from peers; education and professional development. All scholars are required to attend a we.... More Description for HRP 229
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Summer 2017-2018 Winter 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
HRP 230 Cancer Epidemiology
Descriptive epidemiology and sources of incidence/mortality data; the biological basis of carcinogenesis and its implications for epidemiologic research; methodological issues relevant to cancer research; causal inference; major environmental risk factors; genetic susceptibility; cancer control; examples of current research; and critique of the literature. 3 units requires paper or project. Prereq.... More Description for HRP 230
HRP 231 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Principles of the transmission of the infectious agents (viruses, bacteria, rickettsiae, mycoplasma, fungi, and protozoan and helminth parasites). The role of vectors, reservoirs, and environmental factors. Pathogen and host characteristics that determine the spectrum of infection and disease. Endemicity, outbreaks, and epidemics of selected infectious diseases. Principles of control and surveilla.... More Description for HRP 231
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Parsonnet, J. (PI)
HRP 234 Engineering Better Health Systems: modeling for public health (HUMBIO 154A, MED 254)
This course teaches engineering, operations research and modeling techniques to improve public health programs and systems. Students will engage in in-depth study of disease detection and control strategies from a "systems science" perspective, which involves the use of common engineering, operations research, and mathematical modeling techniques such as optimization, queuing theory, Mar.... More Description for HRP 234
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Basu, S. (PI)
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