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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 12, 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.


May 31, 2020

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 Kris U

Dec 07, 2015

Well organized - presentation engaging - Makes it a pleasure to take part

By Otega O

Oct 10, 2020

Impessive delivery of lectures. Highly knowledgeable resource personnels

By Ashish V

Jul 08, 2020

Quiz are challenging and mind opening . video can be improved . thank you

By Elizabeth H

Sep 05, 2016

Thorough and clear course layout. Engaging and interesting. I enjoyed it!

By DR. V G

Apr 06, 2016

Very informative and professional course. Great instructors and teachers.

By Daniela

Oct 09, 2015

Great course! basic knowledge to start the comprehension of Epidemiology.

By Achraf T

Jul 24, 2020

Excellent content and really well evaluing quizzes keep up the good work

By Aasita A

Jul 17, 2020

Helpful learning in the existing crisis of COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you!

By Dhanraj K

Apr 27, 2020

Very good course for health researchers and a strict question evaluation

By Falah a h

Jun 08, 2020

I learned many new terms and explanations in epidemiology.


By Bakytzhan K

Sep 26, 2020

The course was very usefull and the assigments made my brain to think.

By shady E

Feb 22, 2018

simple and informative with a lot of examples to clarify all the ideas

By Magally B

Jan 31, 2018

this course is very clear and specific to understand the Epidemiology.

By Chenyu S

Sep 11, 2015

good.but why i can't see my certificate? i already completed and paid.


Sep 25, 2020

This course is superb.... i was introduced to the basics Epidemiology

By Paul M I

Apr 24, 2020

The mode of delivery was perfect, I enjoyed all the lectures. Thanks.

By Aminat O

Feb 04, 2020

I really enjoy the course, it's an eye opener on public health for me


Oct 26, 2016

excelente curso, para llenar las necesidades basicas de epidemiologia

By Mahbub H

Jun 13, 2016

A well-organized course for the beginners. Thanks to the instructors.

By Mariya F

Aug 17, 2020

Best online course I've persued so far. Keep providing free courses.

By Isabel E

Jan 02, 2019

Good basic intro to epidemiologic terms and very basic calculations.

By Reeti D

Sep 02, 2020


By Afolabi E O

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 01, 2020

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