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300.732.01 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation MSPH Lab

Health Policy and Management
2nd term
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Shannon Frattaroli
Course Instructors:

concurrent registration in 300.712


Supplements and builds upon the course entitled Public Health Policy Formulation. Students analyze and discuss in depth the materials presented in that course.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop the skills to identify a public health issue and to consider the range of policies to address that issue
  2. Describe the assessment and selection of a policy from among different options
  3. Identify the role that various government branches and officials play in the formulation of policy
  4. Assess the feasibility of translating an idea into policy
  5. Explain the interaction of policy makers with those trying to influence policy choices
  6. Describe the legal principles that underlie health policy formulation
  7. Define the role of academic researchers in policy making
  8. Provide examples of how policy has effectively reduced public health problems
Methods of Assessment:

class participation and attendance

Enrollment Restriction:

ONLY MSPH/health policy students in HPM permitted to register for this class

Instructor Consent:

No consent required