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MS Competencies in EID

  1. Explain the role of quantitative methods and sciences in describing and assessing a population’s health (especially in terms of risk/burden of infectious diseases)
  2. Explain ecological perspective on the connection between human health, animal health and ecosystem health with respect to microbial threats
  3. Analyze datasets that arise in the context of outbreaks, epidemics and endemic infectious diseases [Quantitative specialization only]
  4. Design observational and/or experimental studies to study the relationship between host, microbial or environmental factors on the occurrence or control of infectious diseases. [Clinical specialization only]