SC Houston

Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept

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Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept
Email
stan.houston@ualberta.ca

Courses

SPH 697 - Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases

This course provides a broad introduction to the knowledge needed to investigate and control infectious diseases. It covers the description, causes and modeling of epidemic and endemic infections, as well as intervention and prevention strategies. Selected infectious diseases are used as case studies. These provide understanding of the natural history, evolution, investigation, methods of control, and the costs and benefits of interventions in a legal and ethical policy context. Prerequisites: SPH 596, or equivalent, or permission of Instructor.

Fall Term 2021

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