Courses Taught by Kate Bauer

NUTR650: Socio-ecological Approaches to Child and Adolescent Nutrition

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Bauer, Kate
  • Prerequisites: graduate student status,graduate student status
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Description: This course utilizes a socio-ecological approach to provide a comprehensive introduction to issues and current debates related to public health nutrition among children and adolescents. Throughout the semester, woven through all of these topics, there will be extensive consideration of appropriate research methodologies and critical reading of current scientific literature.
  • Syllabus for NUTR650
Concentration Competencies that NUTR650 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
NUTR MPH Develop appropriate designs to rigorously monitor and evaluate nutrition programs and policies in diverse contexts NUTR633, NUTR650, NUTR677
NUTR Nutritional Interventions PhD Demonstrate familiarity of behavioral change theories and conceptual frameworks relevant to nutrition interventions in clinical and/or community contexts NUTR650

NUTR869: Innovations in Nutrition Research

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 1 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Bauer, Kate
  • Prerequisites: Doctoral, MPH and MS student with demonstrated interest in Nutritional Sciences research (with permission),Doctoral, MPH and MS student with demonstrated interest in Nutritional Sciences research (with permission)
  • Description: The course will include: -integrative discussions of dissertation research projects -presentations of research findings -in-depth literature reviews and critiques -manuscript reviews in Nutritional Sciences
  • Course Goals: Using the techniques that are discussed in the course description and with assistance from the assigned faculty mentor.
Concentration Competencies that NUTR869 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
NUTR Molecular and Biochemical Nutrition PhD Disseminate rigorous research findings through clear, persuasive written and oral communication to both peers and non-technical audiences NUTR869
NUTR Nutritional Interventions PhD Disseminate rigorous research findings through clear, persuasive written and oral communication to both peers and non-technical audiences EHS802, NUTR869

PUBHLTH403: Obesity: From Cells to Society

  • Undergraduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Bridges, Dave Bauer, Kate
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: STATS250, PUBLHLTH200, BIOL172
  • Description: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to obesity, a highly prevalent chronic disease in the US and worldwide. Through collaboratory instruction, we will approach the topic of obesity from biological, behavioral, and social science perspectives, providing students from diverse backgrounds fundamental knowledge and insight into current scientific questions and debates.
  • Course Goals: The goal of this course is to provide a broad overview of obesity to undergraduate students. We will draw upon public health knowledge gained in PUBH200 by applying topics including assessment, surveillance, epidemiology, pathophysiology, prevention and treatment strategies, and public health policy to the topic of obesity.
  • Syllabus for PUBHLTH403