Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

by Raywat Deonandan, PhD, Lecturio USMLE

Study epidemiology and excel in the USMLE!

Epidemiology is one of the most important disciplines for future medical doctors. In this comprehensive course, Dr. Raywat Deonandan will familiarize you with the scientific fields of epidemiology and biostatistics. As a scientist and award-winning journalist, he will prepare you for your medical exams, your future epidemiological research and medical practice. The course covers both theoretical and practical aspects of this important medical field.

What you gain from this course:
  • Knowledge of the history and development of epidemiology 
  • An idea of its importance in evidence-based medicine 
  • Methodology for ethical research in the field 
  • Understanding of different types of epidemiological tests 
  • Relevant USMLE questions to test your knowledge 
Thus, this online course provides medical students with an indispensable toolkit for their own epidemiological studies.

Course Details

  • Videos 86
  • Duration 5:03 h
  • Quiz questions 147
  • Articles 6


Your Educators of course Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 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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By STEVEN S. on 13. October 2017 for Learning Outcomes – Descriptive Epidemiology

I chose this 5 stars because Professor Raywat is a brilliant teacher. I like the simplicity and ease with which he explains the material and the confidence that he exudes. I would recommend this course to students that struggle with understanding the basic principles of Epidemiology

By wardha j. on 18. September 2017 for Types of Variables – Statistics Basics

the clarity is priceless! To reflect clarity in a topic as mindnumbing (for some, like me) as stats, is truly an art. Kudos.

positive learning experience
By Lori K. on 10. August 2017 for Learning Outcomes – Critical Thinking and Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

very clear explanations-It would be nice if there were a few more examples on how to apply PICO though

Not as detailed as "Kaplan"
By Sarisha S. on 26. July 2017 for Screening Tests

This series is good to watch before doing the same section from the Kaplan videos. Don't bank on getting detailed explanations but rather concise i.e. what you need to know!

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