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Harvard School of Public Health

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Spring 2010

Dr. H. Suh
5 credits
Course not offered 2006-2007; offered alternate years.
Lectures, field work. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course will examine methodological issues associated with the design and execution of studies designed to measure environmental exposure to chemical and biological contaminants. The first half of the course will be lecture based, and will address topics such as: study design issues, implementation of quality control/ quality assurance programs, data analysis, protocols for sampling air, water, sediments, and soil for contaminants of concern, and analytical techniques used to measure chemical and biological constituents in the laboratory. During the second half of the semester, groups of students will design and execute their own field investigation using these techniques. The design and results of these projects are presented in class.
Course Activities: Lectures, written reports, problem sets, exams, class presentations, field work and final paper.
Course Note: Signature of instructor required for students not in the Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Spring 2009

Dr. H. Suh
5 credits
Course not offered 2006-2007; offered alternate years.
Lectures, field work. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course will examine methodological issues associated with the design and execution of studies designed to measure environmental exposure to chemical and biological contaminants. The first half of the course will be lecture based, and will address topics such as: study design issues, implementation of quality control/ quality assurance programs, data analysis, protocols for sampling air, water, sediments, and soil for contaminants of concern, and analytical techniques used to measure chemical and biological constituents in the laboratory. During the second half of the semester, groups of students will design and execute their own field investigation using these techniques. The design and results of these projects are presented in class.
Course Activities: Lectures, written reports, problem sets, exams, class presentations, field work and final paper.
Course Note: Signature of instructor required for students not in the Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Spring 2008

Dr. H. Suh
5 credits
Course not offered 2006-2007; offered alternate years.
Lectures, field work. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course will examine methodological issues associated with the design and execution of studies designed to measure environmental exposure to chemical and biological contaminants. The first half of the course will be lecture based, and will address topics such as: study design issues, implementation of quality control/ quality assurance programs, data analysis, protocols for sampling air, water, sediments, and soil for contaminants of concern, and analytical techniques used to measure chemical and biological constituents in the laboratory. During the second half of the semester, groups of students will design and execute their own field investigation using these techniques. The design and results of these projects are presented in class.
Course Activities: Lectures, written reports, problem sets, exams, class presentations, field work and final paper.
Course Note: Signature of instructor required for students not in the Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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