Courses Details

PUBHLTH508: Social Determinants of Health

  • Graduate level
  • Both Residential and Online MPH
  • This is a first year course for Online students
  • Fall term(s) for residential students; Fall term(s) term for online MPH students;
  • 1 Credit Hour(s) for residential students; 1 Credit Hour(s) for online MPH students
  • Instructor(s): Caldwell, Cleo (Residential); Caldwell, Cleo (Online MPH);
  • Prerequisites: SPH MPH and SPH MHSA Residential Students Only or By Instructor Permission
  • Description: This course is designed to increase students' awareness, knowledge, and understanding of issues related to behavioral, psychological, and structural factors that contribute to understanding population health and health inequities. We will discuss key roles of health professionals in ensuring equitable treatment at multiple levels of influence to enhance population health and reduce health inequities through opportunities to practice skill building using case studies, deliberative dialogues and active listening strategies. This course will have a hybrid style (online & in-class) of instruction.
  • This course required for the school-wide core curriculum