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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Essential Epidemiologic Tools for Public Health Practice by Johns Hopkins University

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About the Course

In order to make a difference in the health and well-being of a population, we must understand the burden of all problems and conditions that affect the population, as well as how well our efforts to mitigate these problems are actually working. This course provides you with some essential skills and tools that will enhance your ability to describe and understand the health of your community. The tools that epidemiologists use are in fact useful for all public health practitioners, including data scientists, program officials, agency leaders, and policymakers. Whether you are deeply enmeshed in your career and looking to augment your skills, or are looking to change career paths into the field of public health, this course will give you some of the practical knowledge and skills that we hope you can apply in your professional endeavors....

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Dec 7, 2020

Excellent course! Epidemiology is my passion and I realize how much I do not know about this subject and how eager I am to learn so much more!\n\nThank you John Hopkins for this amazing opportunity!


Apr 2, 2020

The lessons are very helpful and the method of teaching is very straightforward. I just wish there would have been handouts for the exercises so that we can easily keep a file for future reference.

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By Juan E L C

Jun 6, 2020

Pensei que tivesse mais conteúdo. Contudo, o curso é muito bom para dar uma noção básica!

By Asheley T

Mar 29, 2020

Amazing learning experience! I totally enjoyed this as an upcoming Public Health Student!

By Yerravalli V S R

Jun 27, 2021

It is a wonderful course and useful for me at work, Thanks for John Hopkins and Coursera

By Sherene B

Jul 25, 2020

The course was very clear, the questions I had at work this course was very transparent.

By Oluwaseun S

May 26, 2021

The course was much helpful. This is my first time using the GIS software myself.


By Jessa M D N

Nov 2, 2020

This helps in understanding the basic tools of epidemiology and basic spatial analysis.

By Rossana I

Nov 1, 2020

Is an excellent course with the most essential definitions in the world of epidemiology

By Emily W

Apr 2, 2020

An amazing opportunity to learn online. Also such a helpful course with the map making!

By jacqueline v

Mar 31, 2020

This course was great. The professor explained everything clearly and straight forward.

By Madorah S

Mar 29, 2020

I learned so much from this course. I feel prepared to take on the public health world.

By Romanos R

Aug 31, 2020

Great course for every health professional, I was excited about use of GIS software !

By Dr. B P

Jul 28, 2020

This course is highly recommended as it is based on easy language and clear concepts.

By Cayla K

Mar 30, 2020

Amazing course! Breaks down essential concepts of public health in a very useful way.

By Luis M A C

Oct 12, 2021

I have learned things that were not taught even in medical school. Excellent course!

By Kalinda G

Jul 15, 2020

The walkthrough of QGIS was very helpful and the projects were simple and pertinent.

By Kyle Y

Mar 30, 2020

I really enjoyed this Course and like that you could complete this at your own pace.


Aug 15, 2021

Excelente curso, rapido y conciso con lo esencial sobre erramientas en epideiologia

By Jyoti J

May 11, 2021

Awesome course, everyone should do this thanks mam giving the information knowledge

By Zarima J

Jul 16, 2020

I really enjoyed this course, I have learned new interesting topics I didnt know.

By Stephanie M

Apr 8, 2020

Very informative and easy to follow. Interactive applications made learning easy.

By Rachel M

Jul 13, 2021

Excellent, easy to follow course. A good start to essential epidemiologic tools.

By Florence B A

Oct 31, 2020

This course is very informative and an interactive learning. Thank you so much.

By Cooper D

Jul 28, 2020

Super useful information, going to use what i learned to build up my resume. :)

By Jonathan E M A

Jul 22, 2020

amazing course I really enjoy it, and I learned a lot of things of epidemiology

By Wanderley A

Apr 21, 2020

Excelente! He aprendido muchísimo. Ejercicios aplicados, información muy buena,