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Fundamentals of Epidemiology (EPID 168)
20th Anniversary Edition

Introductory course for majors in the Department of Epidemiology,
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Welcome Class of 2000

Site index

What's new
AJE Jubilee subscriptions for poor countries

Featured web sites:
Time Magazine: AIDS in Africa - Death Stalks a Continent
CDC's EXCITE   ERIC   (more)

Information resources
Textbooks, other books
Journals, other periodicals
Professional societies, newsletters
Multilingual EPID, EPID terminology
Links to other sites (many!)
About EPID168
General information
Class presentations and written commentaries
Should I take EPID 168?
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For EPID 168 instructors
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Study materials
The Evolving text* (PDF files)
    Errata (latest update 5/21/2001)
Lecture slides and transparencies
Follow-up for classes and labs - supplemental materials, web sites, errata
Frequently asked questions
Instructor's Guides for in-class exercises
Past examinations
Other materials and aids

What's New?

Featured sites

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(placed here for your convenience; no endorsement is intended)

Peruse our extensive annotated list of Internet resources for epidemiology. Here is a sampling:

General information resources

View this week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) as a web page
UNC Health Sciences Library Learning Modules (Finding Health Information, Finding Health-Related Statistics - with links, Database Searching, Evaluating On-line Information, Bibliographic Formatting Software, Scientific Writing)
Featured site: VassarStats - statistical calculators, demonstrations, textbook
University of Texas Academic and Instructional Technology Services - see their FAQ's
Dictionary of Epidemiology
Comprehensive Epidemiology Data Resource Reference Desk(CEDR)
World Wide Web Virtual Library: Epidemiology (Univ of California at San Francisco)
Global Health Network (GHN)
       SUPERCOURSE - Epidemiology, the Internet and Global Health
The New York Academy of Medicine
UCLA John Snow website
Medical Geography

UNC organizations

UNC Department of Epidemiology home page
    Fall 2000 course websites (some require a UNC ATN userid)
UNC School of Public Health home page
UNC Minority Health Project (ASPH/CDC/NCHS:UNC:SPH)
UNC Campus Policies and Procedures

Professional societies and meetings (more)

American College of Epidemiology (ACE) (journal: Annals of Epidemiology) (2001 Annual Meeting)
  Epidemiology and Minority Populations -- Statement of Principles and endorsements
American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM)
Congress of Epidemiology 2001 (joint meeting of ACE, APHA EPID section, SER, Canadian SEBR - Toronto, June 12-15, 2001
Society for Epidemiologic Research (journal: American Journal of Epidemiology) (2001 Conference)
International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (journal: Epidemiology)

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Please note: unless otherwise indicated, material on this web site (www.sph.unc.edu/courses/epid168/) may be downloaded and copied for personal use and for teaching in classes offered by not-for-profit or government organizations, provided that this notice is included.  Other uses, including distribution outside of the organization, require permission from the author, Victor J. Schoenbach, Ph.D., who may be reached at victor_schoenbach@unc.edu. Dr. Schoenbach, other co-authors and contributors, and the host institution make no claim regarding the accuracy of the information contained in these materials nor of their suitability for any purpose. Sole responsibility for their use rests with the distributor or end user. Comments (and corrections!) are welcome.


Last updated: 4/15/2001, 5/21/2001, 7/3/2001, 12/2/2001 fixed link victor_schoenbach@unc.edu