Course Descriptions

HS 402F — Research Methods Module

Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit.

Prepares students (1) to understand the fundamentals of the rigorous conduct of health policy research methods and (2) to be sophisticated consumers of empirical health policy research. A variety of class formats will be used throughout the semester including lectures, discussions, and seminars, depending upon the topic and readings. Every student is expected to come to each class prepared to raise questions from the readings, respond to questions raised by other students and the instructor, discuss issues, and point out implications of the readings for policy and planning research. Usually offered every year.
Ms. Bowser and Mr. Razavi