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This training, offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, addresses some key elements of the practice of epidemiology, names some of the many specialties of epidemiology, and illustrates some of the epidemiologic specialties in action through the use of real-life examples (two outbreaks and a natural disaster). It is part of the E is for Epidemiology training series developed to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of epidemiology.
- Identify the diverse specialties in the field of epidemiology
- Describe how epidemiological methods are applied by state and district public health professionals