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Teaching EpidemiologyA guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine$
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Jørn Olsen, Rodolfo Saracci, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199239481

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.001.0001

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Lifecourse epidemiology

Lifecourse epidemiology

(p.127) Chapter 9 Lifecourse epidemiology
Teaching Epidemiology

Yoav Ben-Shlomo

Diana Kuh

Oxford University Press

A life course approach to epidemiology is the study of the long-term effects on later health, or disease risk of physical or social exposures during gestation, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, or later adult life. Much of the interest in life course epidemiology has centred around chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease (CHD), type II diabetes, and cancer, but its concepts have also been adopted for mental and dental health. This chapter discusses educational aspects of life course epidemiology from both an undergraduate and postgraduate perspective.

Keywords:   epidemiology, teaching, life course, undergraduate course, postgraduate course, course outline

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