Courses Details

PUBHLTH381 Public Health Systems: Achievements and Challenges

  • Undergraduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Creary, Melissa
  • Prerequisites: PUBHLTH 200 and Jr. or Sr. Standing OR declared PUBHLTH major
  • Description: This course will provide an overview of the essential role of the public health system, which includes health care systems, government organizations and non-governmental organizations, in improving health locally and globally. The top achievements in public health will be critically examined along with current and emerging challenges and threats to human health and well-being, including health inequities. Mechanisms and measures for evaluating human health and illness will be discussed. This course will emphasize multidisciplinary and multi-sector approaches to health promotion and disease prevention.