Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Advanced
Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Advanced

Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Advanced

by Raywat Deonandan, PhD

Learn how to design and conduct epidemiological studies!

In this comprehensive course, Dr. Raywat Deonandan will introduce you to the scientific fields of epidemiology and biostatistics. He is a scientist and an award-winning journalist who prepares medical students for their future epidemiological research and medical practice. This experience allows him to cover both theoretical and practical aspects of this important medical field.

His lectures will address the following topics:
  • Historical origins of epidemiology and its development up to the present day 
  • Importance of epidemiology in evidence-based medicine 
  • Methodology for responsible research in the field 
  • Different types of epidemiological tests and experiments 
  • Research ethics 

This course is an indispensable tool for medical students willing to conduct their own epidemiological studies. Dr. Deonandan provides the course participants with a framework for the collection of evidence and the evaluation of the results. Moreover, he will discuss the application of research ethics, both in general terms as well as considering the specific requirements of this field.

Course Details

  • Videos 15
  • Duration 5:05 h
  • Quiz questions 51
  • Topic reviews 2


Your Educators of course Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Advanced

 Raywat Deonandan, PhD

Raywat Deonandan, PhD

Dr. Raywat Deonandan is an Assistant Professor of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa, an epidemiologist, a global health researcher, and best-selling novelist. His research interests include the epidemiological trends in global burdens of disease, the social and moral dimensions of risk perception, and other global health related topics. Furthermore, Dr. Deonandan is an award-winning journalist with features in the Toronto Star, the Huffington Post and other publications. Presently, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Society of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and is the founder and Executive Editor of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences.
Dr. Deonandan is keenly interested in spreading knowledge about epidemiology globally, be it through social media or via innovative teaching metho

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Concise yet easy to grasp
By Joecymar O. on 11. October 2016 for Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Advanced

The lecturer explains the concepts very clearly and makes them easy to understand. All that in a minimal amount of time!

Good material, so compacted
By Alvaro F. on 06. October 2016 for Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Advanced

The professor is going to fast, and the example are not clearly understanding.

The best epidemiology class I ever had, thank you!!
By Catalina M. on 13. September 2016 for Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Advanced

The best epidemiology class I ever had, thank you!!!!! Very well explained and clear