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).

For general questions about the department, the degree program, or admissions, contact us via email at epidemiology@unc.edu or call us at (919) 966-7430. Questions about employment should be directed to (919) 966-7460.

Main Department Contacts

Academic Coordinators

Mailing Address
Department of Epidemiology
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
135 Dauer Drive
2101 McGavran-Greenberg Hall, CB #7435
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435

Our offices are located on the second floor of McGavran-Greenberg Hall.