Industrial and Environmental Epidemiology (CH807)

Programme: 

M.Tech (IB)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Basic principles and concepts of epidemiology relating to the design, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological studies. Epidemiologic methods for studying industrial and environmental determinants of disease. Estimating industrial workplace and environmental exposure, design experiments to understand the effects of exposure, analyse data from health reports and epidemiological studies. Specific health outcomes, including: cancer, non-malignant respiratory deseases. Introduction to statistical software (R) for epidimiological studies.

References: 

Checkoway H, Pearce N, and Kriebel D. Research methods in occupational epidemiology. Oxford University press, 2nd eidition-2004. Rothman J J. Epidemiology: An introduction. Oxford University press. 1st edition-2002. Rothman J J, and Greenland S. Modern epidemiology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 3rd edition-1998.

Department: 

Chemical Engineering
 

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Hari Mahalingam, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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