Courses Taught by Liz Hudson

NUTR636: Medical Nutrition Therapy I

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Liz Hudson (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: EHS 630
  • Description: Medical nutrition therapy and disease pathophysiology taught for malnutrition, starvation, metabolic stress, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, pulmonary and neoplasm. Current controversies are briefly introduced. Clinical nutrition screening, assessment, use of clinical laboratory data, and physical assessment are also introduced.
Liz Hudson

NUTR637: Medical Nutrition Therapy II

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 2 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Liz Hudson (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: EHS 636
  • Description: Applies nutrition support principles to various clinical disease states. Covers topics such as regulation of fluid and electrolytes in nutrition support, acid-base balance, and other aspects of parenteral nutrition. In addition, the pathophysiology and medical nutrition therapy for diabetes, renal and liver disease is taught.
Liz Hudson

PUBHLTH511: Nutrition and Public Health

  • Graduate level
  • Both Residential and Online MPH
  • This is a first year course for Online students
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students; Fall term(s) for online MPH students;
  • 2 credit hour(s) for residential students; 2 credit hour(s) for online MPH students;
  • Instructor(s): Liz Hudson, Vivienne Hazzard, (Residential); Karen Peterson, Cindy Leung, (Online MPH);
  • Prerequisites: SPH MPH and SPH MHSA Residential Students Only or By Instructor Permission
  • 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 is required for the school-wide core curriculum
Liz Hudson
Vivienne Hazzard
Karen Peterson
Cindy Leung
Concentration Competencies that PUBHLTH511 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
Population and Health Sciences MPH Design multisector collaborations that will support all phases of population health improvement (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) PUBHLTH515, HBEHED590, HBEHED591, PUBHLTH511
Population and Health Sciences MPH Recommend evidence-based interventions that engage broad and diverse community stakeholders for population health improvement PUBHLTH515, EPID591, NUTR597, PUBHLTH511