Course Description for Global Health Epidemiology
Global Health Epidemiology
Prerequisite: HSC 6505
Description: This course will explore global differences in the distribution and determinants of disease and health, and examine interventions aimed at improving health status. Specific topics of discussion will include the epidemiology of disease in developing countries, rapid growth of urban populations and impacts on disease transmission, refugee health, global tobacco control, and ethical issues in research of disadvantaged populations.
Availability: One semester per year