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HSPH to launch second public health course on edX

January 2, 2013 -- Harvard School of Public Health’s new online course, “Health in Numbers: Quantitative Methods in Clinical and Public Health Research,” an introduction to biostatistics and epidemiology, has drawn 53,857 students from all over the world. The three-month course, which…

New HSPH online edX course will reach worldwide audience

October 3, 2012 -- Quantitative Methods Course Teaches Building Blocks of Public Health Research It’s time for biostatistics and epidemiology class. The professor is discussing Scotsman James Lind, who, in the mid-1700s, conducted one of the first-ever clinical experiments. Lind studied the way…

HSPH edX courses help train workers in India

Workers at Piramal Life Sciences—a Mumbai, India-based company that develops pharmaceuticals and medical devices—are among the first at a corporation to sign up for Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) courses offered through edX, the online course platform founded by Harvard University…

HSPH considers adapting courses for target audiences on edX

With the rapid growth of edX—the virtual learning initiative launched by Harvard and MIT in May 2012—Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) professors are now discussing the possibility of modifying an edX course to target families in Boston, focusing on an issue…

HarvardX’s fall course lineup includes new HSPH offerings

Harvard is planning to offer a dozen new online courses in the 2013-14 school year through HarvardX—the University’s branch of the online education platform edX— including new courses taught by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty. The new courses are: PH201x,…