PUBHLTH511: Nutrition and Public Health
- Graduate level
- Winter term(s) for residential students; Fall term for online students.
- 2 Credit Hour(s)
- Instructor(s): Peterson, Karen Leung, Cindy
- Prerequisites: SPH MPH and SPH MHSA Residential Students Only or By Instructor Permission
- This course is Both Residential and Online
- Description: Introduce MPH students to important topics in nutrition and public health, program planning and program evaluation. PUBHLTH511 is an introductory course to nutrition research and will cover topics, such as healthful diet patterns, methods of dietary assessment, nutritional epidemiology, nutrition through the life cycle, and nutritional needs of diverse populations. This course will have a hybrid style (online & in-class) of instruction.
- Learning Objectives: Students will be able to: 1) apply nutrition indicators for different public health purposes, including: estimating prevalence, monitoring and surveillance, and investigating diet and disease relationships, identifying at-risk individuals and groups, and evaluating programs; 2) apply public health conceptual frameworks and nutrition research evidence to inform public health actions; 3) use evidence-based knowledge to develop nutrition programs and interventions for diverse populations; and 4) develop appropriate designs to rigorously monitor and evaluate nutrition programs and policies in diverse contexts.
- This course required for the school-wide core curriculum
|Department||Program||Degree||Competency||Specific course(s) that allow assessment||online||MPH||Design multisector collaborations that will support all phases of population health improvement (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation)||PUBHLTH515, HBEHED590, HBEHED591, PUBHLTH511||online||MPH||Recommend evidence-based interventions that engage broad and diverse community stakeholders for population health improvement||PUBHLTH515, EPID591, NUTR597, PUBHLTH511|