Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Are you interested in understanding why some people get sick and others do not? Consider studying Epidemiology at Western! Epidemiologists investigate why rates of disease vary by person, place and time. As such, epidemiology is the science which underlies public health practice. You will learn how to identify causes of disease, and how to evaluate new strategies for preventing people from becoming ill and for treating people in whom disease develops.