Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

by Raywat Deonandan, PhD

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 
This online course provides medical students with an indispensable toolkit for their own epidemiological studies.

Course Details

  • Videos 86
  • Duration 5:07 h
  • Quiz questions 161
  • Articles 13


Your Educators of course Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 Raywat Deonandan, PhD

Raywat Deonandan, PhD

Dr. Raywat Deonandan is an Associate 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 Muhammed B. on 22. December 2020 for Types of Studies

Brilliant, helpful, calm, never understood it before, he made it very palatable thank you.

Best lecturer
By abudurexiti s. on 19. November 2020 for Smallpox – Epidemiology and Biostatistics

You changed my view on this course ! I actually really enjoyit now

very helpful
By Fatema Tuz Z. on 06. November 2020 for Randomized Clinical Trial (RCT) – Interventional Studies (Study Designs)

a very helpful and good lecture. the way of explanation is amazing

Great !
By Bora Ç. on 17. October 2020 for Detection Bias

My favorite part about the lecture is the last example. Presentation and lecture is understandable however I wasn't quite sure whether i grasped it or not. That last part made me to understand the topic better. Thanks, Dr. Raywat !