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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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About the Course

Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases, health conditions, or events among populations and the application of that study to control health problems. By applying the concepts learned in this course to current public health problems and issues, students will understand the practice of epidemiology as it relates to real life and makes for a better appreciation of public health programs and policies. This course explores public health issues like cardiovascular and infectious diseases – both locally and globally – through the lens of epidemiology....

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Apr 11, 2020

Very clear teaching strategies from the instructors. Some quizzes though are a little bit hard on my part because of the type of questions and answers. But overall it is a great course to take with.


Jun 17, 2021

I just completed my course and I would like to appreciate the tutors for doing a great job, yeah! Also, I recommend Coursera for anyone who wants to experience advancement in knowledge and career.

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By Esther A

Apr 12, 2020

I really enjoyed the class. I love coursera and my instructors too.

By Mahvish M

Apr 18, 2019

good course for learning about epidemiology and public health issue

By Idris O B

Oct 1, 2020

A very nice course. The very basics of epidemiology is introduced.

By Raz M k

Dec 5, 2019

Basic concepts of epidemiology

Study designs



By David A R R

Nov 3, 2015

Great for the begginers and the curious! Sorry for the bad english

By Vita M

Sep 3, 2020

The course was so good and involving, at the same time difficult.

By Olga B

Sep 2, 2020

I really enjoyed ths course. Now I know a lot about epidemiology!

By Dr. M K I

Apr 4, 2020

It was very interactive course. I enjoyed the lectures very much.

By Lahcen B

Apr 27, 2017

this course is so important to all professional of health public

By Anthonia O O

Nov 24, 2015

I really enjoyed this class, very comprehensive. Thanks Coursera

By Nirav N

Sep 11, 2020

So , I get a good knowledge about epidemiology, Really thanks .

By Okafor J

Jul 15, 2020

Lovely opened my eyes to be willing to learn more

By Sam

Apr 19, 2020

I learnt so many new things even though I am statistics major.

By Priyadarshini T

Oct 8, 2017

Excellent course and smooth learning experience for beginners.

By Shoola D

Sep 6, 2015

Learned a lot about epidemiology. Professors are really great!


Aug 29, 2022

Sir/ Madam, I need course certificate..please provide ..thank

By Lundi V M

Aug 15, 2022

An interesting course that I will recommend to my colleagues.

By Norman H

Jul 29, 2020

Great overview of the field of epidemiology. I learned a ton!

By Hamid F U M

Jul 20, 2020

Great course for learning the basic science of public health.

By Elvis F A

Sep 3, 2019

So marvelous, tactical and straight forward Course. Thumb up!

By Laura B

Jun 26, 2019

very enjoyable and interesting however quite definition heavy

By Pete B

Sep 20, 2017

Lots of great material in an easy-to-understand presentation!

By Наталья Э А

Feb 28, 2023

Очень очень классный! Нвеероятно интересные лекции, спасибо!

By Carmen C M

Aug 1, 2022

Extremely useful, easy to understand thanks to great talkers