Courses Details

PUBHLTH457: Translating Hiv Research Into Policy And Practice For Sgm Communities

  • Undergraduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 1-2 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Harper, Gary (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: This course is required course for seniors in the SOAR program. Students will work on professional development for research careers, including applying to graduate programs, discussing behavioral and social science career issues in a group setting, and working on research products such as articles for publication or policy briefs.
  • Learning Objectives: ● Describe a range of SGM-specific HIV-focused social determinants of health and health inequities. ● Compare and contrast existing local and global efforts to translate and disseminate findings from SGM-focused HIV prevention and treatment research delivered at multiple socio-ecological levels, including individual, interpersonal, organizational, community, and structural/policy. ● Critically analyze existing SGM-focused HIV prevention and treatment health promotion materials and products, and develop such materials/products that can be used in both local and global settings. ● Critically analyze existing SGM-focused HIV prevention and treatment policies and other structural change strategies, and develop a health policy brief or fact sheet. ● Describe the type of research career they wish to pursue, including the additional training and experiences they will need to pursue such a career. ● Develop a detailed strategic plan focused on short, medium, and long-term goals related to gaining the appropriate training and skills needed to obtain their desired research career.
  • This course is cross-listed with WGS 482 in the LSA department.