Public Health

Name Title Credits School
MMPU 710 Concepts, Practice and Issues in Biostatistics 3 College of Osteopathic Med
This course provides training for students to gain competence in statistics relevant to an academic physician. This course consists of a series of highly interactive activities designed to familiarize Scholars with concepts, practices, and issues in Biostatistics. Scholars will participate in group discussion of assigned chapter readings and published journal articles. They will develop competency in analyzing biomedical data algorithmically and through a standard software kit. And they will give presentations on an exemplar research project on the statistical soundness of its approach and claims.

MMPU 715 Epidemiology 3 College of Osteopathic Med
This course is intended to provide students with a working knowledge of the basic concepts and methods of epidemiology. There is a focus on the acquisition and interpretation of information about disease occurrence, disease treatment and health behaviors. In this course, students will learn about the application of epidemiology to understanding the occurrence and control of public health conditions such as infectious diseases and chronic diseases. At the completion of this course, students will be expected to be able to understand basic epidemiological concepts and methods.

MMPU 720 Educational Methods 3 College of Osteopathic Med


MMPU 735 Methods & Research in Medical Education 3 College of Osteopathic Med
This course consists of a series of sessions and workshops that examine the processes, methodologies and applications of medical education and medical education research relevant for the academic physician. Students will search, evaluate and discuss medical education literature and learn about pedagogical models of medical education, writing of learning objectives and examination items, and the development of medical education research studies. Students will be able to apply what they learn in this course to the active teaching components of the Academic Medicine Scholar's curriculum -lectures, OMM and Anatomy teaching practicums.

MMPU 820 Anatomy Laboratory Trainer I 3 College of Osteopathic Med
All Academic Medicine Scholars will work alongside Anatomy and Neuroanatomy Faculty in the Anatomy lab. Academic Medicine Scholars will perform prosections and demonstrate them before students, will assist in teaching labs, and will participate in scheduled review sessions and practice exam sessions.

MMPU 826 Supervised Research I 3 College of Osteopathic Med
Throughout the spring and fall semesters, each Academic Medicine Scholar will work with a specific Research Mentor on a designated research project. Both Academic Medicine Scholars and Faculty members will have input in the pairing process. Academic Medicine Scholars will work under the Research Mentor and will produce at least one paper or poster presentation suitable for presentation to a scientific or professional society. (Acceptance of this paper or poster for delivery or publication is not mandatory for successful completion of these courses.)

MMPU 828 Supervised Research II 2 College of Osteopathic Med
Throughout the spring and fall semesters, each Academic Medicine Scholar will work with a specific Research Mentor on a designated research project. Both Academic Medicine Scholars and Faculty members will have input in the pairing process. Academic Medicine Scholars will work under the Research Mentor and will produce at least one paper or poster presentation suitable for presentation to a scientific or professional society. (Acceptance of this paper or poster for delivery or publication is not mandatory for successful completion of these courses.)

MMPU 832 Supervised Research III 3 College of Osteopathic Med
Throughout the year, each Scholar works with a specific Research Mentor on a designated research project that is assigned via a scholar-mentor match process at the beginning of the year. Both Scholars and Faculty Members will have input in the pairing process. Scholars will train and work under the Research Mentor and will produce at least one paper or poster presentation suitable for presentation to a scientific or professional society. Acceptance of this paper or poster for delivery or publication is not mandatory for successful completion of these courses. Students are required to work on their research projects throughout the year and will be enrolled in research credits during all three semesters. Letter grades are assigned by faculty mentors.