Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code TB011101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 疫学基礎論
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Basic Epidemiology and Practice
フクマ シンゴ,タカサキ ヨウスケ,コ コ,アキタ トモユキ,スギヤマ アヤ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Medical Sciences
Eligible Students Master's course students
Keywords Epidemiology, EBM, research design, statistical analysis, data science、SDG_03、SDG_17 
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Class Objectives
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Students will learn the fundamentals of epidemiology, methods of analyzing health and medical data, and how to apply data to solving health problems. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 (April 13)
1030-1200 Introduction to Epidemiology (Shingo Fukuma)
1250-1420 Foundation of epidemiology I (Tomoyuki Akita)
1435-1605 Foundation of epidemiology II (Aya Sugiyama)
Lesson 2 (April 20)
1030-1200 Foundation of epidemiology III (Ko Ko)
1250-1420 Exercise I (Aya Sugiyama)
1435-1605 Foundation of epidemiology Ⅳ (Tomoyuki Akita)
Lesson 3 (May 25)
1030-1200 Practice in epidemiology Ⅰ (KoKo)
1250-1420 Exercise II (Aya Sugiyama)
1435-1605 Foundation of epidemiology Ⅴ (Tomoyuki Akita)
Lesson 4 (June 1)
1030-1200 Exercise III (Aya Sugiyama)
1250-1420 EBM and medical research Ⅰ(Tomoyuki Akita)
1435-1605 Practice in Epidemiology II (KoKo)
Lesson 5 (July 6)
1030-1200 Practice in Epidemiology III (Shingo Fukuma)
1250-1420 EBM and research II (Tomoyuki Akita)
1435-1605 Special lecture (Yosuke Takasaki)

Order od lecture may change.  
Leon Gordis, Epidemiology, Elsevier
Stephen B. Hulley, et al. Designing Clinical Research, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 
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Active participation is required. 
Requirements Please bring your note PC
Grading Method Practice and Report 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it The department of Prof.s in this course are PI of the Viral Hepatitis Epidemiological Research Group of MHLW and the Large-scale demonstration project for specific health checkups and specific health guidance of MHLW, and they produced evidence for policy making. In this lecture, some applications of epidemiology will be introduced. 
Message Lecture room : 2nd floor Seminar room No.2 
Other Language
Handout: Japanese and English (or English only)
Explanation: Japanese and English (or English only) 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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