The field of epidemiology has never been more valuable to our communities than it has since COVID-19. When we talk about the heroes and front line workers working tirelessly to keep us safe, epidemiologists are, without a doubt, a part … Continue reading What is Epidemiology?
Zika virus. Ebola. SARS. Smoking and tobacco use. Air pollution. Water pollution. We don’t like to think about the spread or impact of these public health threats, but they happen. And they affect populations, communities, and families all over the … Continue reading Epidemiology vs. Public Health: What’s the Difference?
Over the past decade, our population was introduced to a whole new level of disease outbreaks: the Zika Virus, the Ebola outbreak, the spread of SARs. Not to mention, chronic disorders like diabetes and obesity are becoming more frequent, and … Continue reading Finding the Right Epidemiology Program in Connecticut