Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

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  • 6 Sequences
  • Introductive Level
  • Subtitles in Chinese

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Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Course Introduction, History of Epidemiology and Epidemiology Research
    This module introduces the history and field of epidemiology.
  • Week 2 - Understanding Measures of Disease Frequency
    This module introduces measures of disease frequency.
  • Week 3 - Study Designs
    This module introduces the following study designs: experimental, cohort, case control, cross-sectional, and ecologic.
  • Week 4 - Measures of Association
    This module introduces measures of association and confidence intervals.
  • Week 5 - Causality
    This module introduces causality.
  • Week 6 - Course Conclusion
    This module concludes the course.

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Dr. Karin Yeatts
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Dr. Lorraine Alexander
Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Distance Learning (North Carolina Institute for Public Health)
Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

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