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Department: International Health
Term: 2nd term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Karen Charron
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Global Disease Epidemiology and Control faculty present ongoing research and program activities and doctoral students present their research interests and findings. Seminar may be used occasionally for administrative or academic matters.

Learning Objective(s):

The student will be able to: 1) Evaluate the scope of international disease prevention and control research and practice through interactions with faculty and guest speakers; 2) Integrate knowledge/skills application in preparation for field work--understand the relevance of the underlying knowledge and principles; 3) Use problem solving methods to address public health issues presented by guest lecturers; 4) Identify and examine internship opportunities related to disease prevention and control for developing country populations or underserved populations; 5) Participate in ongoing academic mentoring; 6) Incorporate concepts into case studies in preparation for MHS exam; and 7) Provide feedback on coursework. Emphasis is on communication, team work, analytical thinking, problem solving, independent responsibility for learning, sharing information, respect for others. Public Health as team work -- each student (team member) has something to contribute.

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on attendance and class participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 12:00 - 1:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to Global Disease Epidemiology and Control MSPH students.
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

Limited to GDEC MSPH students

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Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail