wfarm1202  2021-2022  Bruxelles Woluwe

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2 credits
20.0 h

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
  • Introduction to epidemiology: history of epidemiology, definition and components
  • Natural history of a disease, causality and causal reasoning
  • Epidemiological observation: data sources, types of variables
  • Frequency measures in epidemiology: indicators of morbidity, mortality and standardization
  • Types of studies in epidemiology
  • Measures of effect in epidemiology: association and impact measures
  • Bias in epidemiology, including diagnostic tests and introduction to multivariable models
Teaching methods
The course will involve lectures illustrated with concrete examples from the scientific literature. It will be accompanied by exercises.
Evaluation methods
Written exam
Livres disponibles à la Bibliothèque :
  • T. Ancelle. Statistique épidémiologie. 4me éd. Maloine 2017
  • T. Ancelle. Statistique et épidémiologie : 100 exercices corrigés – Etudiants et professionnels en sciences de la santé. Maloine 2016
    Vidéos du Professeur Thierry Ancelle disponibles sur youtube (Méthodes en épidémiologie :
    Teaching materials
    • Supports du cours (diapositives, vidéos, documents,...) disponibles sur Moodle.
    Faculty or entity

    Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

    Title of the programme
    Bachelor in Biomedicine

    Additionnal module in Pharmacy

    Minor in Biomedicine (openness)

    Approfondissement en sciences pharmaceutiques - recherche

    Bachelor in Pharmacy