Courses Details

PUBHLTH507: Social Determinants of Health and Health Communication

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 2 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Lopez, William (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: This course covers issues related to health, particularly social, economic, and political factors that contribute to health inequalities and the development of strategies that focus on communication as a means to raise awareness and enhance the capacity of individuals and communities to participate efforts to reduce inequalities in health.
  • Learning Objectives: 1. Use written and oral methods of communication to describe public health concepts with a range of different publics; 2. Consider how the social determinants of health impact the work they do; 3. Use written and oral communication methods to describe the social determinants of health to a lay audience.