Building upon the lessons below, learners will also critique assigned articles, participate in discussion boards, and complete assigned application exercises. All weekly assignments are due by Sunday at midnight.



Epidemiology Week One: Introduction to Epidemiology


Lesson 1 What Is Epidemiology
Lesson 2 Epidemiology and Public Health
Lesson 3 Achievements in Epidemiology


Epidemiology Week Two: Measuring Health and Disease


Lesson 1 Defining Health and Disease
Lesson 2 Using Available Information
Lesson 3 Morbidity and Disability


Epidemiology Week Three: Epidemiological Studies


Lesson 1 Observational Epidemiology
Lesson 2 Experimental Epidemiology
Lesson 3 Potential Errors in Epidemiological Studies


Epidemiology Week Four: Basic Biostatistics Concepts, AND Causation in Epidemiology


Lesson 1 Displaying Statistical Information
Lesson 2 Summary Numbers
Lesson 3 Statistical Inference
Lesson 1 The Concept of Cause
Lesson 2 Establishing the Cause of a Disease


Public Health Week One: International Public Health


Lesson One: Introduction To International Public Health
Lesson Two: Health And Social Context
Lesson Three: Strategy for Health
Lesson Four: Effective Health Promotion
Lesson Five: Effective Disease And Injury Intervention


Public Health Week Two: Cross-Cultural Skill, AND Disaster Management


Lesson One: Relevance Of Cultures
Lesson Two: Basic Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson Three: Healthcare Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson Four: International Cross-cultural Skills
Lesson One: Introduction to Disaster Management
Lesson Two: Overview of Disaster Management
Lesson Three: Disaster Mitigation
Lesson Four: Disaster Preparedness
Lesson Five: Disaster Response
Lesson Six: Disaster Recovery


Public Health Week Three: Health Leadership


Lesson One: Introduction To International Health Leadership
Lesson Two: Strategy For Health
Lesson Three: Major International Health Initiatives
Lesson Four: Constructing A Health System
Lesson Five: Leading A Health System


Public Health Week Four: Health Professions Education


Lesson One: Skill Transfer and Empowerment
Lesson Two: Effective Learning
Lesson Three: Effective Teaching
Lesson Four: Feedback and Evaluation
Lesson Five: Instructional Design


A full syllabus will be sent to each participant prior to the start of the course.

*Virtual-Classroom Session schedule is subject to change