Johns Hopkins University
Investigating Epidemics like COVID-19: An Analyst's Guide
Johns Hopkins University

Investigating Epidemics like COVID-19: An Analyst's Guide

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Melissa A. Marx, PhD, MPH
Heather M. Saunders MPH, RN, CIC

Instructors: Melissa A. Marx, PhD, MPH

Intermediate level

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12 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Conduct an outbreak investigation

  • Create epidemic curves and draw conclusions about the cause of an outbreak from the shape of the curve and median incubation period

  • Identify disparities and quantify associations between exposures and health outcomes and use findings to inform the public health response

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There are 4 modules in this course

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Melissa A. Marx, PhD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
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