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DPIPEF02 Chronic diseases and nutritional epidemiology 3–4 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Postgraduate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
International Doctoral Programme in Epidemiology
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will be familiar with the basics of chronic disease epidemiology and nutritional epidemiology.

General description

Epidemiology, prevention and control of chronic, non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases; nutritional epidemiology (e.g. measurement of dietary intake in epidemiologic studies).

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Tarja Kinnunen, Teacher
Susanna Lehtinen-Jacks, Teacher
Suvi Virtanen, Teacher


7-Mar-2018 – 25-Apr-2018
Fri 9-Mar-2018 at 9-15, Arvo, B342, Please notice ti time change!!
Fri 16-Mar-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Fri 23-Mar-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Thu 5-Apr-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Mon 16-Apr-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Wed 18-Apr-2018 at 9-13, Arvo A312
Fri 20-Apr-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Mon 23-Apr-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Wed 25-Apr-2018 at 10-14, Arvo, B342
Independent work

Evaluation criteria


Further information

Students who will complete all parts of the course will earn 4 ECTS. Students who complete other parts of the course except the seminar in Helsinki (Part IA) will earn 3 ECTS.

There will be some reading or other homework before a part of the lectures and practicals. The students will keep a 2-day dietary record before the last practical.