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  • PBH-200

    Intro. 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 introductory course examines the role of public health in the community. It provides an overview of the field and major topics within Public Health and focus on contemporary and historical population health problems.
  • PBH-203

    Intro. to Epidemiology

    Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinant of disease in populations. 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. The course is also intended to provide an introduction to the basic skills needed to critically evaluate the epidemiologic literature relevant to public health professionals.
  • PBH-206

    Intro. 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 and 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, social, and political conditions contributing to disease burden, unique to developed and developing nations across the globe.