Epidemiology and Environmental Medicine- 2nd year; DDS

Course coordinator:

  1. Agnieszka Pac, PhD e-mail: agnieszka.pac@uj.edu.pl


  1. Aleksander Gałaś, MD, PhD e-mail: aleksander.galas@uj.edu.pl
  2. Agnieszka Pac, PhD e-mail: agnieszka.pac@uj.edu.pl
  3. Elżbieta Sochacka-Tatara, PhD e-mail: e.sochacka-tatara@uj.edu.pl
  4. Renata Majewska, MSc, e-mail: renata.majewska@uj.edu.pl


Student's Evaluation:

Student is obliged to receive more than 50% for each of the following:

  • presentation of the epidemiological description of the chosen disease;
  • project based on disease outbreak 
  • final written test.


The final grade is based on the results of final test (50% weight) and credit for the skill assessment (epidemiological description + outbreak; weights 25% each).

                  Grading system:

                              <50.0%              =failed (2.0)
                              50.0% - 59.9%  =satisfactory (3.0)
                              60.0%–69.9%   = satisfactory plus (3.5)
                              70.0%-79.9%    = good (4.0)
                              80.0 – 89.9%        = good plus (4.5)
                             90.0 – 100%:        = very good (5.0)


Attendance requirements:    

Student should be present for 100% of practicals/classes. In the case of absences student have to make up for these classes in the form of essay or assignment given by the responsible teacher


The make-up credit is based on the same activities but test has a form of 5 “open” questions.




Course syllabus

Additional materials for students MS TEAMS

Individual activity score


Recommended reading:
  • Bonita R, Beaglehole R, Kjellstrom T. Basic Epidemiology.WHO. 2006
  • Jedrychowski W, Maugeri U. Epidemiologic Methods in Studying Chronic Diseases. International Center for Studies and Research in Biomedicine in Luxembourg. 2000
Additional reading:
  • Aschengrau A, Seage GR III. Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health. Jones and Barlett Publishers. Sudbury, 2008.