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Department of Public Health Sciences


BMTRY 789-06 Ethical Issues in Biometry & Epidemiology


An emphsis will be placed on the ethical issues associated with research and pratice in all aspects of biostatistics and epidemiology. The process of assissing ethical issues in research and study will be described. The ethical considerations in study design, study implementation, data management, data alalysis, data interpretation and results presentation and publication will be described. As future educators, the students will be presented with the honor council process, assessment process for unethical classroom and study behavior, and the process for behavior modification and remediation. The ethical considerations involved with collaborative research will be presented.


Student in DBE or instructor consent. Typically offered every spring semester.


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