HINF 381

Epidemiology, Population Health and Public Health

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-2-0

An introduction to the principles and methods of epidemiology particularly as they apply to population health. Topics may include measurements of disease occurrence, study designs (cohort, case-control, randomized clinical trials), surveillance systems, population health, public health information systems for infectious and chronic diseases, health promotion and disease prevention issues.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 381, HINF 380.


  • 1.5 units of STAT courses; and
  • admission to BSc in Health Information Science or Combined BSc in Health Information Science and Computer Science; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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