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Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Companion Website

Author(s): Ray M. Merrill, PhD, MPH, Brigham Young University, Utah
  • ISBN-13: 9781449664992
  • Companion Website     pages      © 2013
    Access Code Subscription Length: 365 Days
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Designed to accompany the textbook, Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, this companion website offers a wealth of interactive tools to engage you in learning about the complementary roles epidemiology and biostatistics play in carrying out selected activities in the health professions.

Each new copy of Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics comes packaged with an access code card that gives the reader entrée to the complete suite of learning tools featured on this student companion website.
Student resources on this website include the following:

  • Interactive Flashcards
    These Animated Flashcards will guide you through the key definitions vital to your understanding important topics.
  • Crossword Puzzles
    Crossword Puzzles provide a fun and interactive overview of terms from each chapter. Students, fill in the crossword puzzle based on material you’ve studied in each chapter.
  • Interactive Glossary
    The Interactive Glossary allows you to instantly view definitions of key terms from the book. You can search by keyword, browse alphabetically, or browse by chapter.
  • Matching
    Matching help students practice what they have learned in an enjoyable online activity.
  • Web Links
    Web Links showcase external sites that provide additional information about topics covered in the textbook

Ray M. Merrill, PhD, MPH-Brigham Young University, Utah

Ray M. Merrill, Ph.D., M.P.H. has been actively involved in epidemiology since his professional career began in 1995. As a Cancer Prevention Fellow at the National Cancer Institute, he worked with leading researchers in the area of cancer epidemiology. In 1998 he joined the faculty in the Department of Health Science at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, where he continued his research in epidemiology. Since 1999 he has also held an adjunct faculty position in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah. In 2001, he spent a sabbatical working in the Unit of Epidemiology for Cancer Prevention at the International Agency for Research on Cancer Administration, Lyon, France. He has won various awards for his research in cancer epidemiology.

Dr. Merrill currently teaches introductory and advanced level classes in epidemiology and biostatistics. He has over 100 professional publications in epidemiology and public health journals. He is currently a full professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Brigham Young University.

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