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BE.104J Chemicals in the Environment: Toxicology and Public Health, Spring 2005

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dc.contributor.author Sherley, James L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Tannenbaum, Steven R., 1937- en_US
dc.contributor.author Green, Laura C. en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Spring 2005 en_US
dc.date.issued 2005-06
dc.identifier BE.104J-Spring2005
dc.identifier local: BE.104J
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-728c9e34797b705f6d421d96e42a4531
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/36854
dc.description.abstract This course addresses the challenges of defining a relationship between exposure to environmental chemicals and human disease. Course topics include epidemiological approaches to understanding disease causation; biostatistical methods; evaluation of human exposure to chemicals, and their internal distribution, metabolism, reactions with cellular components, and biological effects; and qualitative and quantitative health risk assessment methods used in the U.S. as bases for regulatory decision-making. Throughout the term, students consider case studies of local and national interest. en_US
dc.language en-US en_US
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dc.subject biostatistics en_US
dc.subject risk en_US
dc.subject risk analysis en_US
dc.subject risk factor en_US
dc.subject environmental agent en_US
dc.subject environetics en_US
dc.subject cause and effect en_US
dc.subject pollution en_US
dc.subject statistical analysis en_US
dc.subject toxic en_US
dc.subject pollution en_US
dc.subject genetics en_US
dc.subject disease en_US
dc.subject health en_US
dc.subject EPA en_US
dc.subject metabolism en_US
dc.subject endocrine en_US
dc.subject immunity en_US
dc.subject uncertainty en_US
dc.subject mortality en_US
dc.subject death rate en_US
dc.subject prediction en_US
dc.title BE.104J Chemicals in the Environment: Toxicology and Public Health, Spring 2005 en_US
dc.title.alternative Chemicals in the Environment: Toxicology and Public Health en_US


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