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The cornerstone of public health, epidemiology focuses on the distribution and causes of disease in human populations and on developing and testing ways to prevent and control disease. The discipline is critical to disease prevention because it sheds light on why a particular disease originates, how it spreads, and its effective control.

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Executive MS

Attend an open house to learn more about the program.

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Summer Institute

Learn about the Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia (EPIC).

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Spring 2x2

The role of epidemiology in public health

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