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  • HP-200

    Intro. to Public Health

    Public Health is the science of protecting the health of the community through organized and systematic efforts. These efforts can take the form of education, providing access to health care, and protecting the public from exposures that could cause them harm. This course examines the role of public health in the community. It will focus on major health problem that have faced populations both historically and currently
  • HP-203

    Intro. to Epidemiology

    Epidemiologists have frequently been referred to as ?disease detectives?. They study how a disease is spread in the population and who is affected by it. The purpose of this course is to introduce the basic principles and methods of epidemiology and to demonstrate their applicability in the field of public health.
  • HP-206

    Into. to Global Health

    Global Health is the science of understanding the health of populations throughout the world, in an effort to understand contributing factors to health, with a focus on improving the health of the communities across the globe through organized and systematic efforts. These efforts can take the form of education, providing access to health care and resources, with the goal of protecting populations from exposures that could cause them harm. This course examines the complex distribution of disease across the globe, examining the health of diverse communities. It will focus on major health problems, considering economic and social conditions contributing to disease burden, unique to developed and developing nations across the globe, from cholera to malnutrition to obesity.