FC 1: Apply epidemiological methods to settings and situations in public health practice
FC 2: Select quantitative and qualitative data collection methods appropriate for a given public health context.
FC 3: Analyze quantitative and qualitative data using biostatistics, informatics, computer-based programming, and software, as appropriate.
FC 4: Interpret results of data analysis for public health research, policy or practice
FC 5: Compare the organization, structure, and function of health care, public health, and regulatory systems across national and international settings.
FC 6: Discuss the means by which structural bias, social inequities and racism undermine health and create challenges to achieving health equity at organizational, community and systemic levels.
FC 7: Assess population needs, assets, and capacities that affect communities’ health.
FC 8: Apply awareness of cultural values and practices to the design, implementation, or critique of public health policies or programs.
FC 9: Design a population-based policy, program, project, or intervention.
FC 10: Explain basic principles and tools of budget and resource management.
FC 11: Select methods to evaluate public health programs.
FC 12: Discuss the policy-making process, including the roles of ethics and evidence.
FC 13: Propose strategies to identify stakeholders and build coalitions and partnerships for influencing public health outcomes.
FC 14: Advocate for political, social, or economic policies and programs that will improve health in diverse populations.
FC 15: Evaluate policies for their impact on public health and health equity.
FC 16: Apply leadership and/or management principles to address a relevant issue.
FC 17: Apply negotiation and mediation skills to address organizational or community challenges.
FC 18: Select communication strategies for different audiences and sectors.
FC 19: Communicate audience-appropriate (i.e., non-academic, non-peer audience) public health content, both in writing and through oral presentation.
FC 20: Describe the importance of cultural competence in communicating public health content.
FC 21: Integrate perspectives from other sectors and/or professions to promote and advance population. health.
FC 22: Apply a system’s thinking tool to visually represent a public health issue in a format other than standard narrative.
IPH 1: Critically evaluate the scientific evidence for a specific epidemiologic research question. (same EPI 3)
IPH 2: Use infectious disease epidemiology concepts and transmission dynamics to evaluate and recommend best practices for prevention and control. (same as EPI 4)
IPH 3: Interpret federal, state, and local regulations/laws and evaluate public policy matters and legislative/advocacy processes (Same as HAP 4)
IPH 4: Create a research question and analyze, interpret, and present the results using publicly available data.
IPH 5: Create goals, measurable objectives, related activities, and expected outcomes for a defined public health program. (same as HPS 4)
EPI 1: Evaluate the strengths, limitations, differences and similarities of common epidemiologic study designs used in epidemiologic research.
EPI 2: Identify threats to study validity and approaches to minimize systematic error in epidemiologic studies.
EPI 3: Critically evaluate the scientific evidence for a specific epidemiologic research question.
EPI 4: Use infectious disease epidemiology concepts and transmission dynamics to evaluate and recommend best practices for prevention and control.
EPI 5: Apply methods for evaluating confounding and effect measure modification and interpret results.
EPI 6: Develop, implement and interpret an appropriate analysis plan to analyze data to answer a specific epidemiologic research question.
BIOSTAT 1: Identify and evaluate epidemiologic study designs applied to public health and clinical research questions.
BIOSTAT 2: Apply appropriate statistical methods for estimation and inference according to the type of study design for answering a particular research question.
BIOSTAT 3: Evaluate the strengths and limitations of statistical analyses in public health and biomedical studies.
BIOSTAT 4: Apply concepts of probability, random variation and statistical probability distributions commonly used in public health practice and biomedical research.
BIOSTAT 5: Perform power and sample size calculations to assist in the design of clinical or observational studies.
BIOSTAT 6: Develop written reports on statistical analyses for peers, collaborators, and public health and biomedical research audiences.
HAP 1: Develop and analyze financial statements including key ratios and indicators.
HAP 2: Apply principles of quality improvement including differentiating the relative advantages/disadvantages of measuring structure, process, and outcomes.
HAP 3: Evaluate stakeholder and market responses to economic incentives and government policies.
HAP 4: Interpret federal, state, and local regulations/laws and evaluate public policy matters and legislative/advocacy processes.
HAP 5: Critique organizational structures and culture and design enhanced systems and practices to enable high performance and engagement at various levels within organizational settings.
EH 1: Interpret environmental regulations and guidelines applicable to a given scenario.
EH 2: Prescribe measures for control of pathogens in environmental media.
EH 3: Design programs to manage environmental hazards.
EH 4: Assess exposure to hazardous chemical and biological agents in the environment.
EH 5: Access and synthesize information on the toxic effects of chemicals.
EH 6: Predict the generation and transport of pollutants in the environment based on physicochemical processes and properties.
EH 7: Apply risk communication principles to inform the public about environmental issues.
BIOSTAT MS 1: Explain the theoretical foundations of commonly used descriptive and inferential methods in statistics.
BIOSTAT MS 2: Determine and implement the most appropriate method of statistical analysis reflecting a given question of interest, the study design and the available data, and interpret results.
BIOSTAT MS 3: Use computer software and/or programming languages for the application of existing statistical methods in novel ways and for processing, summarizing, analyzing and displaying complex public health or biomedical data and research results.
BIOSTAT MS 4: Evaluate the strengths, limitations, differences and similarities of common epidemiologic study designs used in epidemiologic research. (same as EPI 1)
BIOSTAT MS 5: Critically evaluate the ethical conduct of research practices. (same as EPI MS 4)
EPI MS 1: Apply knowledge of the strengths, limitations including biases, differences and similarities of common epidemiologic study designs to address a research question.
EPI MS 2: Conduct descriptive and analytic statistical analyses, including strategies to assess confounding and effect modification, to make statistical inferences.
EPI MS 3: Demonstrate effective written and oral skills for communicating epidemiologic research.
EPI MS 4: Critically evaluate the ethical conduct of research practices. (same as BIOSTAT MS 5)
IH 1: Describe patterns and mechanisms of occupational/environmental diseases based upon interpretation of epidemiologic evidence and knowledge of toxicological/physiological interaction of hazardous agents with the human body.
IH 2r: Recognize and identify sources of chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic stressors, and predict qualitative and quantitative aspects of the generation of these stressors.
IH 3r: Design programs or procedures to reduce or eliminate occupational and environmental hazards, including the recommendation and evaluation of controls in accordance with the hierarchy of controls.
IH 4: Select and use appropriate strategies and methods for quantitative and qualitative exposure assessment, and apply statistical principles to the collection and interpretation of industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental data.
IH 5: Communicate effectively with all levels of an organization, with the public, and with professional peers concerning health and safety.
IH 6: Interpret and apply relevant occupational and environmental regulations and standards.
IH 7: Understand ethical responsibilities and the impacts of professional practice in the organizational, societal, and global contexts of public health.
IH 8r: Make a business case for occupational/environmental health and safety programs, and promote teamwork, management systems, and workplace culture to develop and sustain such programs.
IH 9: Demonstrate research and critical thinking skills necessary to maintain and enhance one’s professional competence throughout one’s career.
IH 10: Identify vulnerable populations at disparate risk of adverse occupational and/or environmental health outcomes based upon societal inequalities.
BIOSTAT PHD 1: Demonstrate the knowledge and application of theories in a broad class of statistical methodologies.
BIOSTAT PHD 2: Develop new methods and/or compare existing methods for application in the public health and/or biomedical sciences, based on evaluation of an area of biostatistical methodology.
BIOSTAT PHD 3: Use computer software and/or programming languages for data simulation to evaluate the properties of statistical methods.
BIOSTAT PHD 4: Determine and implement the most appropriate method of statistical analysis reflecting a given question of interest, the study design and the available data, and interpret results across a broad range of complex studies.
BIOSTAT PHD 5: Apply knowledge of the strengths, limitations including biases, differences and similarities of common epidemiologic study designs to address a research question (same as EPI MS 1)
BIOSTAT PHD 6: Critically evaluate and apply ethical conduct of research practices. (same as EPI PHD 5)
EPI PHD 1: Demonstrate depth of knowledge in an area of specialization related to epidemiology.
EPI PHD 2: Develop a rigorous and reproducible research proposal that demonstrates an original and independent contribution that advances knowledge.
EPI PHD 3: Apply advanced epidemiological methods to address a critical and/or emerging epidemiologic research question.
EPI PHD 4: Conduct advanced statistical analyses to answer a specific epidemiologic research question.
EPI PHD 5: Critically evaluate and apply ethical conduct of research practices. (same as BIOSTAT PHD 6)
OEH PHD 1: Exhaustively search and critically review the scientific literature in a chosen area of occupational and environmental health.
OEH PHD 2: Formulate scientific hypotheses in a chosen area of occupational and environmental health and design studies to test those hypotheses.
OEH PHD 3: Use and, if appropriate, develop valid tools to collect and interpret data in the chosen area of specialization.
OEH PHD 4: Understand federal norms for the responsible conduct of research and apply principles of scientific integrity that pertain to their own research activities and communications.
OEH PHD 5: Convey broad knowledge of occupational and environmental health in an educational setting.