PHC5370: Biological Foundations of Public Health 3
Prerequisite:  An undergraduate human biology course or Anatomy and Physiology I and II or consent of instructor. This course describes the biological determinants of health and disease required to formulate an integrated approach to public health. Principles of genetics, physiology, molecular and cellular biology, pathology, immunology and toxicology as they apply to diseases of public health importance and their control strategies are taught. Examples of the application of biological knowledge to public health problems will also be presented, and emerging biological information and technologies likely to be applicable to public health will be discussed.