Courses Taught by Melissa Creary

HMP626: Culture And Health Policy

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Creary, Melissa (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Graduate Standing
  • Description: Exploration of the normative values assigned to concepts of culture and disease that influence social beliefs, health status, and creation of policy in the US. Social determinants of health disparities, development and governance of disease, the role of states and social movements in the development of health policy are examined.
  • Syllabus for HMP626

HMP681: Special Topics in Health Management and Policy

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 1-3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Dotson, Ebbin Creary, Melissa Staff (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: Lecture, seminars and readings selected on a current or emerging topic or theme in health, management and policy. The specific material and format will vary by semester and instructor.
  • Learning Objectives: Will vary by topic and instructor.

PUBHLTH381: Public Health Systems: Achievements and Challenges

  • Undergraduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Creary, Melissa (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: PUBHLTH 200 and Jr. or Sr. Standing OR declared PUBHLTH major
  • Description: This course will provide an overview of the essential role of the public health system, which includes health care systems, government organizations and non-governmental organizations, in improving health locally and globally. The top achievements in public health will be critically examined along with current and emerging challenges and threats to human health and well-being, including health inequities. Mechanisms and measures for evaluating human health and illness will be discussed. This course will emphasize multidisciplinary and multi-sector approaches to health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Syllabus for PUBHLTH381