Courses: Epidemiology and Global Health (ICPRH221B01)

Spring 2009

This course will examine the interplay of biomedical, societal, and ethical concerns in global health. A unit on epidemiology will provide the analytical tools to measure effectiveness of various public health responses. Case studies, such as smoking and tobacco-related iseases, energency contraception, AIDS prevention and therapies will highlight the impact of medical science, economics, culture, and politics on public health in different countries.

Prerequisites: College-level biology course; a course in statistics is recommended.

Fulfills: NA I

Meeting Times

TTh 1:00-2:30