Courses: Epidemiology and Global Health (ICPRH221A01)

Fall 2013

This course examines the interplay of biomedical, societal, and ethical concerns in global health. An extended unit on epidemiology offers quantitative tools for analyzing the effectiveness of various public health responses, while readings, guest speakers, and films highlight the influence of cultural, economic, and political factors. Students will research health issues in a population of special interest to them and raise awareness or advocate for a public health concern of their choice. Enrollment limited to 25 students.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

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

Fulfills: NA I Limit:25

Location

Haverford, Shrp 217

Meeting Times

TTh 11:30-1:00