Description: Provides the foundation for methodology in both quantitative and qualitative designs for the PhD in Interdisciplinary Health, emphasizing health disparities, disabilities, or psychosocial health. The course provides students with specific research methods skills and methodologies and the ability to apply appropriately to health-related research questions. Course focuses on methodological principles, including formulating and focusing research questions, protection of human subjects, collecting and managing data, and analyzing and evaluating data. Examples will be drawn from current research from a variety of fields/specialties with a focus on health disparities, disabilities, and psychosocial health, and students will acquire skills in critiquing research designs and analytic approaches. The benefits and limitations of various designs will be highlighted. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2022
Admission to Interdisciplinary Health PhD