School of Public Health

Epidemiology is the study of the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in human populations. The mission of the Department is to provide rigorous training in the fundamentals and practice of epidemiology, to contribute to the understanding of the etiology and prevention of disease, and to improve the health of the public through excellence in research.

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Rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in low-income settings: An evaluation of the test-negative design

The test-negative design (TND), an epidemiologic method currently used to measure rotavirus vaccine (RV) effectivene

Daughters of Mothers Who Smoke: A Population-based Cohort Study of Maternal Prenatal Tobacco use and Subsequent Prenatal Smoking in Offspring

Prenatal exposure to tobacco is associated with adverse health outcomes for the mother and child, and has been assoc

The Children's Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Telemental Health Treatment Study: Caregiver Outcomes

The Children's Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Telemental Health Treatment Study (CATTS) tested the

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Dr. Michael Chung checks vitals of study participant while Sharon Greene asks questions to evaluate the study