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 
Thus, this online course provides medical students with an indispensable toolkit for their own epidemiological studies.

Course Details

  • Videos 86
  • Duration 5:04 h
  • Quiz questions 170
  • Articles 11


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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A good rundown of the basics
By Emily H. on 04. March 2018 for Statistics: Basics

The diagrams were helpful and I liked that he speaks calmly.

Great stuff
By Neuer N. on 19. February 2018 for Epidemiology and Biostatistics: Introduction

Excellent audiovisual explanation of the concepts. Really interesting stuff well understood

biostastics for beginners
By AVUDAIAPPAN P. on 13. February 2018 for Epidemiology and Biostatistics: Introduction

very easy to understand - good meaningful explanations - good lecture - nice good teacher - types of study simplified and more meaningful -

good but not complete.
By Mohammed s. on 12. February 2018 for Epidemiology and Biostatistics

simple and attractive lectures,neither complicated nor boring.There are some points to consider: 1-lack of explanation and examples about statistical tests---t-test,ANOVA,Chi-square........,Pearson correlation 2-statistical distribution and standard deviation not found 3-The quiz questions explanations need revision

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