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Introduction to Public Health

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This is an introduction to the field of public health that educates students in the interdisciplinary field of public health. Students are introduced to concepts of epidemiology, public health tools of informatics and policy, social and behavioral aspects of public health, environmental and social determinants of morbidity and morality, healthcare and political systems, and health disparities. Through the use of case studies of current public health issues, students will examine scientific aspects of disease, effects of population behaviors, socioeconomic and cultural influences, health education, health policy and management on the overall health of diverse populations. 

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141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593