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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)
HRP 235 Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (AFRICAST 135, AFRICAST 235, EDUC 135, EDUC 335, HUMBIO 26, MED 235)
The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students insights into understanding how to effectively develop, evaluate, and scale social ventu.... More Description for HRP 235
Instructors: Basu, S. (PI)
HRP 236 Epidemiology Research Seminar
Weekly forum for ongoing epidemiologic research by faculty, staff, guests, and students, emphasizing research issues relevant to disease causation, prevention, and treatment. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Nelson, L. (PI), Goodman,....More Instructors for HRP 236
HRP 237 Practical Approaches to Global Health Research (IPS 290, MED 226)
How do you come up with an idea for health research overseas? How do you develop a research question, concept note, and get your project funded? How do you manage personnel in the field, difficult cultural situations, or unexpected problems? How do you create a sampling strategy, select a study design, and ensure ethical conduct with human subjects? This course takes students through the process o.... More Description for HRP 237
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Luby, S. (PI)
HRP 238 Genes and Environment in Disease Causation: Implications for Medicine and Public Health (HUMBIO 159)
The historical, contemporary, and future research and practice among genetics, epidemiology, clinical medicine, and public health as a source of insight for medicine and public health. Genetic and environmental contributions to multifactorial diseases; multidisciplinary approach to enhancing detection and diagnosis. The impact of the Human Genome Project on analysis of cardiovascular and neurologi.... More Description for HRP 238
Instructors: Luby, S. (PI)
HRP 239 Statistical Methods for Group Comparisons and Causal Inference (EDUC 260A, STATS 209)
See http://rogosateaching.com/stat209/. Critical examination of statistical methods in social science and life sciences applications, especially for cause and effect determinations. Topics: mediating and moderating variables, potential outcomes framework, encouragement designs, multilevel models, heterogeneous treatment effects, matching and propensity score methods, analysis of covariance, instru.... More Description for HRP 239
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
HRP 243 Health Policy Seminar: Population Health
This seminar course is intended to introduce students to the role of policy in the delivery of healthcare in the United States. In addition to speakers from the law school, SIEPR, HRP, and School of Medicine, we will be bringing in speakers from outside organizations such as the Pacific Business Group on Health, managed care organizations, and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. There will be no ass.... More Description for HRP 243
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
HRP 244 Developing Measurement Tools for Health Research
The focus of this course is on providing the skills necessary to develop, validate and administer both qualitative and quantitative measures and instruments. Topics will include creating valid measures, ensuring the measures used address and apply to the research questions, design and samples; determining when to use standardized measures or develop new ones; instrument validation techniques; fact.... More Description for HRP 244
HRP 245 Intensive Course in Clinical Research
The Intensive Course in Clinical Research (ICCR) is a one-week immersion course designed for new or aspiring clinical investigators, medical students, residents, graduate students, fellows and junior faculty interested in pursuing careers in clinical and transnational research. Students spend five days and four evenings immersed in all aspects of research study design and performance. The format c.... More Description for HRP 245
Terms: 2017-2018 Summer 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
HRP 246 Seminar in Healthcare Quality and Safety (BIOMEDIN 246)
Primarily for medical students in the Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration. Almost everyone will be a patient at some point in their lives. It is estimated that over 98,000 patients die in US hospitals each year due to medical errors and recent articles suggest that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the US. Patient safety is the foundation of high-quality health care, wh.... More Description for HRP 246
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
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