Department of Epidemiology

E is for Epidemiology


Welcome to the second edition of the E is for Epi training series developed by the North Carolina Institute for Public Health to introduce non-epidemiologists to the basic concepts of epidemiology. This edition is updated from content developed in 2005.

The course contains five modules that provide an introduction to the basics of epidemiology:

  • Epidemiology in the Context of Public Health
  • An Epidemiologist’s Toolkit
  • Descriptive and Analytic Epidemiology
  • Surveillance
  • Epidemiology Applications

E is for Epi is the first in a series of three training packages, followed by I is for Investigation and P is for Practice.

Download the E is for Epi facilitator’s guidebook (.zip file).