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 163
  • Articles 12


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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VERY clear and helpful!
By Joslyn D. on 07. April 2020 for Mortality Rate – Descriptive Epidemiology

Very clear definitions and explanations. I'd watch more of Dr. Deonandan's videos.

Needs more in depth information
By Daivd D. on 04. April 2020 for Study Design Types – Critical Thinking and Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

Pretty good, but needs more information about each type of study

Clearing my conception
By Khairul B. on 23. February 2020 for Epidemiology and Biostatistics: Introduction

Very very well explained! Epidemiology seems easier now after watching these lecture videos. Thankyou :)

Clearer and more applicable in real public health practice in research design
By Camilo A. on 03. February 2020 for Statistical Biases

The lecture material is a great review and reinforcement to previous courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.