Epidemiology is the study of the causes and patterns of diseases in populations. This science is essential to establishing general causation, that is, whether exposure to an agent is capable of causing a health effect. This webinar will provide an overview of epidemiology and explain how an exposure and a health outcome may be associated due to a causal effect or due to other, non-causal reasons. Examples will be given to illustrate how epidemiologists evaluate the weight of scientific evidence to determine whether general causation has been established.
Who Should Attend
What You Will Learn
Ellen T. Chang is an epidemiologist and a Principal Scientist at Exponent and a member of the Stanford Cancer Institute. She provides scientific consultation on the potential human health effects of various chemicals, air pollutants, metals and metalloids, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer electronic devices, foods and nutrients, and other exposures.
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