|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||MED/42|
The module Forensic epidemiology will provide student with the knowledge of the parameters used to evaluate and describe the structure of a population and to evaluate its fertily, mortality, and morbility. The module will also present the standardization tecniques to compare different, in time and space, populations. The most commonly used epidemiological studies (cohort study, case-control, etc) and the main sources of bias will be presented. General knowledge to perform epidemiological study to explore association, correlation and causation between risk factors and diseases/conditions will be provided to the student. The theoretical part will be presented using real cases and the acquired knowledge will be applied by the student analysing cases of forensic interested such as environmental crimes. The module will also provide a general knowledge about the parameters associated with screening tests (specificity, sensitivity, positive and negative predicte values). At the end of the module student will demonstrate competence and critical capacity to understand and apply epidemiological studies in general and forensic contexts.
MARINA SARTINI (President)
MARIA LUISA CRISTINA
ANNA MARIA SPAGNOLO