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306.841.01 SS/R:Introduction to Bioethics in Public Health Practice and Research

Health Policy and Management
Summer term
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Tue 08/13/2013 - Thu 08/22/2013
Class Times:
August 13, August 20 and August 22 with a 2 hour lab TBA
  • Tu Th,  9:00 - 10:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Nancy Kass
Course Instructors:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

Introduces MPH students to the basic principles and frameworks for research and public health ethics as well as concepts in professional and research integrity as a public health professional. Explores both domestic and global health examples. Focuses on introductory material on public health ethics, research ethics, and professional integrity.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Understand the principles and frameworks of bioethics, public health ethics, and research ethics
  2. apply the principles and frameworks of bioethics to real cases in public health practice and public health research
  3. consider what challenges exist to professional integrity and to appreciate the norms and requirements of the responsible conduct of public health practice and research
Methods of Assessment:

A written case study analysis

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduate students are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required