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Johns Hopkins University

Epidemiology in Public Health Practice

Johns Hopkins University via Coursera Specialization

Overview

This specialization is intended for people working or aspiring to work in the field of public health at the local, regional, and national level. Over five courses taught by faculty from the preeminent school of public health, you'll learn to use the core epidemiologic toolset to measure the health of populations, assess interventions, collect and analyze data, and investigate outbreaks and epidemics.

Syllabus

Course 1: Essential Epidemiologic Tools for Public Health Practice
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. In order to make a difference in the health and well-being of a population, we must understand the ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Data and Health Indicators in Public Health Practice
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. Epidemiology is often described as the cornerstone science in public health. Epidemiology in public ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Surveillance Systems: The Building Blocks
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. Epidemiology is often described as the cornerstone science and public health and public health ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Surveillance Systems: Analysis, Dissemination, and Special Systems
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. In this course, we'll build on the previous lessons in this specialization to focus on some very ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Outbreaks and Epidemics
- Offered by Johns Hopkins University. Professional epidemiologists are often called on to investigate outbreaks and epidemics. This course ... Enroll for free.

Courses

Taught by

Aruna Chandran, MD, MPH, Emily Gurley, PhD, MPH, Justin Lessler, PhD, MS, Keri Althoff, PhD, MPH and Stefan Baral, MD, MPH, MBA, FRCPC

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  • This relatively short Coursera Specialization is a well-made introduction to the general strokes of public health epidemiology. I would recommend this series to those who are thinking of embarking a career or advanced education in public health, as well as those who are well-established in other fields but are deeply interested in the basic science of public health which, in one way or another, will affect affairs in their respective fields.

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