1.5 - Lesson 1 Summary

Lesson 1 Summary Section

This lesson laid the groundwork for the study of epidemiology by introducing key terms, providing an overview of the history of epidemiology, introducing the concept of causality, and presenting examples of hypotheses that can be evaluated using epidemiologic principles.  

In Lesson 2, we’ll build upon these fundamentals to explore how epidemiology is used to inform public health practice.