Epidemiology

Dr. Steve Marshall, professor and director of UNC’s Injury Prevention Research Center, conducts his epidemiology class outside on a beautiful Carolina day.

Our Department of Epidemiology is one of the world’s leading academic departments in epidemiology. Renowned faculty members provide students with training in effective research practices and methods. We also work with our students to apply their epidemiology research to a variety of health problems here in North Carolina and across the world.

Our research strengths include:

  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular epidemiology
  • Environmental/occupational epidemiology
  • Genetic Epidemiology
  • Health care epidemiology
  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Injury epidemiology
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Reproductive/perinatal/pediatric epidemiology
  • Social epidemiology
News

Westreich receives SER’s Early Career Award

Daniel Westreich, PhD, assistant professor of epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Society of Epidemiologic Research’s Early Career Award. Read more…

Repellent-treated clothing reduces tick bites by 80 percent, study finds

People who work outdoors are at high risk for tick-borne diseases. Read more...

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