Global Public Health Courses

The following courses are examples of offerings in the School of Public Health with a global health application. To see the full list of approved courses and the competencies they meet for the Global Health Certificate, see the Certificate Completion Form.

  • EHS 502 Environmental Health in Developing Areas
  • EHS 591 Equity Issues in Environmental Health
  • EHS 614 Water, Sanitation, and Global Health
  • EHS 633 Evaluation of Global Nutrition Programs
  • EHS 662 Methods in Nutritional Epidemiology
  • EHS 673 Epidemiology of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
  • EHS 683 Air Pollution and Global Health (note: previously listed as EHS 796)
  • EHS 690 Practice in Global Environmental Health
  • EPID 506 Health of Nations: Introduction to International Health
  • EPID 555 Globalization and Health
  • EPID 605 Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • EPID 607 Applied Epidemiology in Public Health Practice
  • EPID 609 Vaccines in Public Health
  • EPID 621 Cancer Epidemiology EPID 662 Methods in Nutritional Epidemiology
  • EPID 663 Health, Evidence and Human Rights
  • EPID 664 Field Methods for Epidemiology in Developing Countries
  • EPID 665 Research Seminar in International Health
  • EPID 666 Health and Socioeconomic Development
  • EPID 673 Epidemiology of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
  • EPID 822 Malaria and Other Vector-Borne Diseases
  • EPID 888 Nutrition and Infectious Disease
  • HBHE 516 Global Health Anthropological Perspectives
  • HBHE 540 Fundamentals of Reproductive Health
  • HBHE 550 The Challenges of HIV/AIDS: Strengthening Health Systems in Resource-Poor Settings
  • HBHE 603 Population Change: Gender, Family & Fertility in Africa and Asia
  • HBHE 606 Change, Health Behaviors and Chronic Disease Transition: A Global Perspective
  • HBHE 616 Sex, Gender & Vulnerability
  • HBHE 650 Power and Social Justice in Global Health
  • HMP 624 Health Policy Challenges in Developing Countries
  • HMP 625 Comparative Health Policy and Management in High Income Countries
  • HMP 671 Cross-national Comparisons of Aging and Health
  • HMP 673 Health Program Management and Evaluation in Resource Poor Countries
  • HMP 677 Health Care Organization: An International Perspective

Other UM programs also offer an incredible range of courses involving issues of globalization.

Faculty Spotlight - Rafael Meza

Dr. Meza's research interests lie at the interface of epidemiology, biostatistics and biomathematics. In particular, he is interested in cancer risk assessment, the analysis of cancer epidemiology data using mechanistic models of carcinogenesis, and the mathematical modeling of infectious disease dynamics and its applications in public health policy design.

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