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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 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.

By Quinton D Q N

May 5, 2020

Succinct and well-designed for entry-level students

By Iya C

Aug 3, 2016

Concise, insightful and relevant teaching material!

By Aboubacry D

Jun 25, 2021

j' ai beaucoup appris. je vous remercie énormément


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By Arkaprava C

Jul 1, 2020

It was very informative and learned a lot from it.

By Donald A

Jan 11, 2020

Very hard material, tough, Deep well of knowledge.

By Gulay M

Oct 5, 2015

Very interesting, comprehensive and easy-to-learn.

By Amejimaobari G

May 23, 2022

I'm super esctatic,thank you for the opportunity.

By Kristal A A

Nov 21, 2020

Very easy to understand, very engaging questions!


Sep 20, 2020

Excelente curso. Temática muy importante y clara.

By SuGar

May 11, 2020

i dont have anything to say but this is very good

By Antara S

Jun 15, 2020

Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health

By Mayen M M

May 22, 2020

This is a very excellent and interesting course.

By Vito W

Dec 5, 2018

Extremely beneficial. Professional and detailed.

By Gowtham M

Mar 18, 2016

Good course to learn the basics of epidemiology.

By Aaron M

Jun 14, 2021

It is the best course i have ever taken so far

By Jennifer C

Apr 11, 2021

Good overview and introduction to epidemiology.

By Dhanraj R

Oct 14, 2020

Thank you ... I really enjoyed this course ....

By Tasnim k

Jul 4, 2020

This course was very effective and informative.

By Raywat N

Apr 6, 2020

Great course for beginning of the Epidemiology.