Epidemiology of Aging

Fall 2022 (2 units)

This seminar course offers an introduction to the methods involved in epidemiologic research of aging and to common dysfunction in elderly populations. Students will learn to integrate epidemiologic methods and subject matter knowledge to critically appraise literature about aging and age-related diseases and disorders.




Course Director:

Jacqueline Torres, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
email: [email protected]


Course content will be delivered through weekly interactive lectures. These will take place on Fridays from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, Sept. 21 to Dec. 2. 


All course materials and handouts will be posted on the course's online syllabus.


Grading is based on the following distribution:

  • Class Participation (25%)
  • Student Presentation (25%)
  • 2-Page Written Assignments (15%)
  • 5-page Written Assignments (35%)

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Fall Course Schedule

Apply by September 12, 2022 for Fall quarter

Only one application needs to be completed for all courses desired during the quarter.