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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.


May 30, 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 Ernest O

Apr 23, 2020

Great course , I really enjoyed and also learnt a lot .


Jul 18, 2019

Thank you for your passion and your lectures. Thank you

By Jonathan D

Jul 11, 2019

Fantastic course, with lots of worthwhile information!m

By Tofayel A B

Jul 9, 2017

It was a wonderful experience. I was greatly benefited.

By Thomas G

Oct 9, 2022

This was a great overview, presented well, enjoyable!

By Gabriela G L

Mar 1, 2021

Excelente curso, reforcé y aprendí de manera didáctica

By JampalaSwathi

Aug 13, 2020

Most tricky questions I never attempt in other course.

By Mary A

Jun 19, 2020

Very informative, well structured lectures and quizzes

By Akeredolu M

Jun 18, 2020



Apr 21, 2020

Most comprehensive course. I am glad to be part of it.

By Saloni

Oct 19, 2018

This course is very helpful for research study purpose

By Do M

Apr 16, 2017

Geat cours suppling the general views of epidimiology.

By Musa W

Nov 17, 2015

A very good Basic and Refresher course on Epidemiology

By Karina M C

Sep 27, 2015

Very easy to unestand and now I feel more motivated to

By Dharmraj S

Aug 13, 2022

Excellent course for folks intersted in epidemiology.

By Jide-Ayangbesan M V

Jun 5, 2019

i really enjoyed the course and the way it was taught

By Ausaf A

Nov 28, 2018

This is a very informative and concise course for the

By Iqbal P S M

Nov 24, 2016

Good and concise introduction course for epidemiology

By Mriganka S

Apr 10, 2022

Amazing course. Cover many topics with such clarity.

By Luis V S

Feb 15, 2022

Un curso a un nivel medio, para generar conocimiento

By nock s

Jun 5, 2020

it is of great useful for beginners in public health

By gonzalo g

Dec 26, 2016

Great course for entering the world of Epidemiology!

By Samuel O

Nov 4, 2016

An excellent expose to the rudiments of epidemiology

By Menase A

Oct 5, 2022

I found the course very interesting and intractive.


Nov 27, 2020

Kudos to the Authors and presenters of this module.