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Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health and disease.
It is a basic science for clinical medicine, public health, and health services research.
McGill's graduate programs have been offered since the 1960s and are known for their strong quantitative and methodological content, as applied to a variety of health areas.
The university offers education and research training in the etiology, management and prevention of diseases, and the promotion of health.
Areas of existing strength include clinical epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory, perinatal, environmental, and occupational epidemiology; clinical trials, and health services research.
Newly emerging areas of expertise include social epidemiology, public and population health, infectious diseases, neuroepidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, global health, clinical and health research informatics, genetic, and molecular epidemiology.
Graduates with a Master’s degree will be qualified for positions as research associates in:
industry, government and academic research institutes, and in other agencies and organizations where competencies in study design, research project management, data analysis, and knowledge translation are highly sought after.
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