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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 Raymond C

Feb 1, 2021

Great introduction to the basic principles of Epidemiology.

By Ajoseh S O

Aug 1, 2020

I enjoyed every minute of the course... Very informative!!;

By Oji, D C

Jun 23, 2020

I find this course very interesting and easy to understand.

By Tinn H

Jun 18, 2020

Great introductory course. Clear explanations and examples.

By Annalan N

Jun 3, 2019

Excellent introduction to epidemiology with a good overview

By Nwafia A E

Oct 8, 2016

Nice way to start my journey in global health..............

By Sofia H

Aug 1, 2022

Wonderful course with all basic detilas about Epidemiology

By Jahayra J V J

Dec 13, 2020

Excelente curso, me ayudo mucho a comprender más esta área

By C B

Jul 23, 2020

Great information, really puts current events into context

By Victor R D V G

Jul 12, 2020

Very challenging yet informative! I recommend this course!

By Habibur R

Apr 6, 2020

This course is very helpful for public health students....

By Alyssa C

Feb 27, 2016

good information. organized well and not too many lectures

By Abid

Jan 19, 2016

very helpful,impressed by coherent topics in epidemiology.

By TMU潘慧琳

Sep 1, 2021

looks good but it is not the course that I am looking for

By Veronica S

Dec 18, 2020

Fabuloso curso, temas novedosos, conocimientos necesarios

By Ahmed M E

Nov 29, 2020

Great course . simple , comprehensive . and to the target

By Ariana B

Mar 17, 2019

Perfect classto start leaning the basics of Epidemiology.

By Paromita S

Dec 21, 2017

It is a great introduction to the field of public health!

By Jovin J

Jul 7, 2021

Very informative and helpful for public health aspirants

By Abdussalaam M O

Feb 23, 2021

Thanks for the knowledge shared. It was really impactful


Mar 30, 2020

I have learnt a lot from the course, thank you sooo much

By Musab A

Nov 2, 2019

So helpful course !! I've learned a lot. Thank you ^___^

By Angélica E

Jul 24, 2019

un curso muy ilustrativo, muchos ejemplos y muy resumido

By Brian E M

Aug 19, 2018

Good base course for introduction experience. Cheers up.