SPH 535 - Using and Creating Evidence in Public Health Practice

★ 6 (fi 12)(VAR, 6-0-0)

School of Public Health

An overview of the nature and sources of evidence that communities, governments, and academics use to make decisions affecting public health. Includes the matching research and evaluation questions to appropriate research designs and data, nature and limitations of qualitative and quantitative evidence, measurement concepts, analytic strategies, ethical considerations, quality appraisal and evidence synthesis, effective strategies for presenting data and communicating evidence to inform public health practice. Corequisite: SPH 530, 541, 536 or consent of instructor.

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