Courses Details

EPID555: Globalization and Health

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 2 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Wilson, Mark L
  • Last offered Winter 2013
  • Not offered 2018-2019
  • Description: This seminar explores the diverse health impacts of economic, environmental, and cultural globalization. The transnational movement of people, technologies, capital, commodities, toxins, pathogens, ideologies and treatments are affecting people's well-being through diverse pathways. Introductory lectures and discussion of readings will explore various topics related to these issues. We will study the forces of globalization, beneficial and harmful health impacts, role in economic development and resource distribution, and implications for public health practice.
  • Syllabus for EPID555