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Author: David Gute, Ph.D.
Introduction to Environmental Epidemiology Introduction to Environmental Epidemiology
Agenda Agenda
Ignaz Semmelweiss and the “Horseman on the Roof” Ignaz Semmelweiss and the “Horseman on the Roof”
My Wonderful Adventure: Selected Epi Applications (1) My Wonderful Adventure: Selected Epi Applications (1)
My Wonderful Adventure: Selected Epi Applications (2) My Wonderful Adventure: Selected Epi Applications (2)
My Wonderful Adventure: Selected Epi Applications (3) My Wonderful Adventure: Selected Epi Applications (3)
The Nature of Environmental<br>Exposure The Nature of Environmental
Exposure
Epidemiological Triad Epidemiological Triad
Two Scenarios Two Scenarios
FACE Map FACE Map
Wells G + H Wells G + H
Environmental Health Tracking Environmental Health Tracking
Environmental Health Tracking (2) Environmental Health Tracking (2)
Potential Source Areas Potential Source Areas
Soil Sampling Results Soil Sampling Results
Ground Water Sampling Results Ground Water Sampling Results
Potential Exposure Pathways Future Planned Use Potential Exposure Pathways Future Planned Use
Methodological Features of Environmental Epidemiology Methodological Features of Environmental Epidemiology
Methodological Features of Environmental Epidemiology (2) Methodological Features of Environmental Epidemiology (2)
Methodological Features of Environmental Epidemiology (3) Methodological Features of Environmental Epidemiology (3)
Take Away on Error and Misclassification (1) Take Away on Error and Misclassification (1)
Risk Assessment Risk Assessment
Dose - Response Assessment Using Published Data Dose - Response Assessment Using Published Data
Applying UREs for Regulatory Purposes Applying UREs for Regulatory Purposes
Meta-Analysis Meta-Analysis
Components of a Meta-Analysis Components of a Meta-Analysis
Components of a Meta-Analysis (cont.) Components of a Meta-Analysis (cont.)
Controversy Between Epidemiologists - Mon Dieu! Controversy Between Epidemiologists - Mon Dieu!
The Problem Type The Problem Type
An Example Meta-Analysis with and without Heterogeneity An Example Meta-Analysis with and without Heterogeneity
Etiology as a Central Concern of Epidemiology Etiology as a Central Concern of Epidemiology
John Snow John Snow
William Farr William Farr
Basis of Miasma Theory Basis of Miasma Theory
Hypothesis Formation Hypothesis Formation
The Broad Street Pump The Broad Street Pump
The New Pub The New Pub
Basic Epidemiologic Study Designs Basic Epidemiologic Study Designs
Epidemic Curves (1) Epidemic Curves (1)
Epidemic Curves (2) Epidemic Curves (2)
Natural History of a Disease Natural History of a Disease
Epidemiological Study Designs Epidemiological Study Designs
Principal Sources of Human Health Data Principal Sources of Human Health Data
A Synopsis A Synopsis
Applying UREs for Regulatory Purposes Applying UREs for Regulatory Purposes