This course is designed mainly to prepare students to understand the systemic microbiology. It covers basic principles of bacteriology, virology, and mycology. Also it covers basic concepts of specimen collection for the clinical microbiology laboratory. There will be an introduction to the fascinating world of micro-organisms and prepares students for a lifetime of learning microbiology in relation to medicine and infectious diseases.
The course lays the foundation for the Introduction to
Evidence-Based Medicine. Evidence comes usually from researches and research is
conducted using different methodologies. Medical research aims to discover the
relationship between one or more events or characteristics (exposure) and
This course introduces the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. In this introductory course, students will learn and apply basic concepts of epidemiology to multiple domains of public health. It will describe how to study disease in human populations and will introduce concepts of causal inference of disease occurrence.