Courses Taught by Paul Fleming

HBEHED651: Program Development in Health Education

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Fleming, Paul
  • Prerequisites: HBHE 600
  • Description: Focuses on design of effective health promotion/health education programs. Moves between theoretical bases for program development and examination of practical applications. Initial sessions focus on framework for development of health education/health promotion programs. Subsequent sessions center on specific components of intervention design and application.
Concentration Competencies that HBEHED651 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
HBHE MPH Specify approaches for planning, implementing, and managing socio-behavioral health education-focused programs and/or policies to promote human health HBEHED651
HBHE MPH Integrate principles and methods of community engagement, including ethical considerations, relevant to the design and implementation of health education programs and policies HBEHED651

HBEHED679: Historical Roots of Health Inequities

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Fleming, Paul
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: None
  • Description: This 3-credit course offers an examination of U.S. health inequities from a historical lens and discussion of present-day issues. Through the readings, discussions, and assignments in this class, students will better understand historical policies, events, and movements that have led to health inequities and connect those to contemporary issues in the United States and within the field of public health. The course takes an intersectional perspective to examine health inequities, with a focus on inequities related to race, ethnicity, gender, and class.
  • Course Goals: By the end of the course, students are expected to: 1. Understand some of the historical roots of U.S. health inequities and be familiar with a range of policies and events that shaped present-day inequities. 2. Have developed a critical awareness of how racism and sexism (and other -isms) have developed over time and affect health inequities today. 3. Discuss how current events are connected to historical events and contribute to present-day health inequities. 4. Be familiar with strategies public health professional can use to work against structural inequalities.
  • Competencies: While this course will not fulfill the CEPH requirement for students on this competency, it will address the following competency: 6. Discuss the means by which structural bias, social inequities and racism undermine health and create challenges to achieving health equity at organizational, community and societal levels
  • Learning Objectives: (Note, these are from the CEPH Foundational Learning Objectives) 1. Explain public health history, philosophy and values 4. List major causes and trends of morbidity and mortality in the US or other community relevant to the school or program 10. Explain the social, political and economic determinants of health and how they contribute to population health and health inequities