Methods for Real-World Evidence on Therapeutics

EPID 6660
Spring term
1 CU
EPID 5100 or equivalent; EPID 5260 or equivalent; a course that covers logistic regression, such as EPID 5270 or equivalent; and Permission of Instructor

The purpose of this course is to explore and integrate concepts and considerations that are key to the conduct of pharmacoepidemiologic research. The format will be a mixture of seminar, instructor-led discussion, student-led discussion, and student presentations. Papers from the applied and methods literature will be used to illustrate concepts and as springboards for discussion. Topics covered include use of automated databases/pharmacogenomics, and approaches to addressing confounding.