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Practical Approaches to Global Health Research

MED 226 / INTLPOL 290 / EPI 237

Assigned Readings

1.    Wludyka P. Study Designs and Their Outcomes. Chapter 3, eds. Macha K and McDonough JP, Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice, Sudbury, MA:  Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012.


2.    Schwartz MA. The importance of stupidity in scientific research. J Cell Sci. 2008 Jun 1; 121(1):1771.

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3.    Rose G. Sick individuals and sick populations. Int J Epidemiol. 2001; 30(3):427-432.        

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4.    Vanderweele TJ et al. Causal diagrams for empirical legal research: a methodology for identifying causation, avoiding bias and interpreting results. Law, Probability and Risk. 2011; 10:329-354.

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5.    Mahoney J et al. A Tale of Two Cultures: Contrasting Quantitative and Qualitative Research. Political Analysis. 2006; 14(3):227-249.

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6.    Boulay M et al. Indirect Exposure to a Family Planning Mass Media Campaign in Nepal. J Health Commun. 2002 Oct-Dec; 7(5):379-99.

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7.    Mack N et al. Qualitative Research Methods: A Data Collector’s Field Guide.  USAID / Family Health International (fhi360), 2005.

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