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180.612.01 ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 4 credits
Contact: Michael Trush
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
Description:

Since solving environmental issues requires the integration of multi-disciplinary approaches, students build on the basic principles and concepts presented in Principles of Environmental Health I. Students focus on the foundational knowledge and methods in environmental health needed by doctoral students to prepare for careers in environmental health.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the interdisciplinary nature needed to address environmental health problems
Evaluate and critique a body of literature in environmental health in order to assess the state of knowledge and research gaps
Describe in detail methodologies currently used in environmental health research
Describe current problems and potential solutions in environmental health
Explain research results to technical and lay audiences

Methods of Assessment: Evaluation based on journal article presentations and the preparation and presentation of a final paper that integrates the various disciplines of environmental health. Presentations should demonstrate an understanding of the five learning objectives
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 10:20
  • Thursday 8:30 - 10:20
Enrollment Minimum: 3
Enrollment Restriction: Enrollment is required for doctoral students in EHS. Permission from course director required for non-EHS doctoral students and DrPH students. Non-Departmental students will be expected to have taken a course in environmental health
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Enrollment is required for doctoral students in EHS. Permission from course director required for non-EHS doctoral students and DrPH students.

For consent, contact: mtrush@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

Principles of Environmental Health I

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: None