Note: This course will be offered in Spring 2013 as a main campus classroom course. The description has not been approved by the instructor for the that offering. Use for general information only until approved.

Course Description

GLS 592: Introduction to Public Health

Instructor: Charles Hardy

This course is a survey course designed to introduce GLS students to key issues shaping the public's health at local, national, and global levels. Social, biomedical, environmental, and behavioral knowledge issues will be examined in the context of fundamental public health principles (e.g., assessment, policy development and assurance). Experts engaged in public health from various disciplines will provide real-world perspectives to further illustrate concepts and promote thoughful discussion. The goal of this course is to enlighten students about public health and the roles and responsibilities of all citizens, regardless of occupation, and to facilitate an understanding of health-related research.

Last Update: March 5, 2012

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