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 15
  • Duration 5:05 h
  • Quiz questions 65
  • Topic reviews 7


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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All over good but there are several aspects that lack more indepth information
By Anastasia L. on 29. April 2017 for Epidemiology and Biostatistics

When paying money I expect to have a more indepth lecture than you can find on youtube. He is good at explaining, but some examples should be explained better, or not brushed over quickly, as well I would suggest to make a couple more videos, that take parts as e.g. confounding and explain it in depth. All in all nice but with some a little bit lacking here and there. I love the fact that they aren't very long, that way you can focus through the whole lecture before taking a break

I felt his passion for epidemiology
By Mariane B. on 23. February 2017 for Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics

I felt his passion for epidemiology! It is great that history was integrated in the lecture. In the Philippine boards, they asked: Who is John Snow?

Great class!
By Georgia J. on 11. January 2017 for Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Great class! Very easy to understand and very helpful! I would recommend .

Great presentation
By Hector P. on 04. January 2017 for Statistics Basics: Significance, Variables, Data & Information

Great presentation. Very basic, but it gives a clear explanation of basic biostatistics.

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