EPID591: Social Epidemiology: From Frameworks to Policy
- Graduate level
- Both Online MPH and Online MS
- This is a first year course for Online students
- Spring-Summer term(s) for online MPH students; Spring term(s) for online MS students.
- 3 credit hour(s) for online MPH students; 3 credit hour(s) for online MS students;
- Prerequisites: None
- Undergraduates are NOT allowed to enroll in this course.
- Description: Why are some groups healthier than others, and how do these differences emerge and persist over the life course? How do social policies (e.g., housing, transportation, employment) relate to health and health inequalities? Why are there health disparities even in countries that have free universal health care? This course will address conceptual models for understanding health disparities in the US and internationally, how population science identifies the main sources of these disparities, and how public health can inform policy efforts to address these disparities.
- Learning Objectives: See competencies below.
|Department||Program||Degree||Competency||Specific course(s) that allow assessment||Population and Health Sciences||MPH||Recommend evidence-based interventions that engage broad and diverse community stakeholders for population health improvement||PUBHLTH515, EPID591, NUTR597, PUBHLTH511|