Imperial College London
Epidemiology for Public Health Specialization
Imperial College London

Epidemiology for Public Health Specialization

Design and Critique Epidemiological Research. Develop skills that will allow you to conduct and critically assess research in epidemiology

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Filippos Filippidis

Instructor: Filippos Filippidis

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  • Calculate and interpret appropriate measures in order to describe disease frequency, association and attributable risk for given scenarios.

  • Calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, in order to interpret these values in the context of screening.

  • Compare and contrast different epidemiological study designs in order to describe their strengths and weaknesses.

  • Identify different types of biases that may occur in epidemiological studies, in order to apply strategies to reduce such biases.

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Specialization - 3 course series

Measuring Disease in Epidemiology

Course 110 hours4.7 (717 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Calculate and interpret appropriate measures in order to describe disease frequency, association and attributable risk for given scenarios.

  • Calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, in order to interpret these values in the context of screening.

Skills you'll gain

Category: incidence
Category: Epidemiology
Category: association
Category: Prevalence

Study Designs in Epidemiology

Course 28 hours4.8 (565 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Compare and contrast different epidemiological study designs in order to describe their strengths and weaknesses.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Randomized Controlled Trial
Category: Study designs
Category: Case-Control Study
Category: Cohort

Validity and Bias in Epidemiology

Course 37 hours4.9 (227 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify different types of biases that may occur in epidemiological studies, in order to apply strategies to reduce such biases.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Selection Bias
Category: Interaction (Statistics)
Category: Validity
Category: Confounding
Category: Information bias

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Filippos Filippidis
Imperial College London
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