Epidemiology and Cancer Heart Disease
300 words max
Epidemiology, the basic science of public health, studies the occurrence of disease by observing who gets a disease, and where and when the disease occurs.
- How has epidemiology contributed to our current understanding of cancer? (3 points)
- How has epidemiology contributed to our current understanding of heart disease? (3 points)
- Why is epidemiological surveillance important for public health? (4 points)
Book for the course is Schneider, M. (2016). Introduction to Public Health (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.