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260.606.13 MAJOR GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES: PROSPECTS FOR CONTROL

Term: Winter I term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Joseph Margolick
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
Description:

Provides in-depth information on the basic pathogenic mechanisms of selected infectious diseases that continue to be of major public health importance worldwide, with an emphasis on underlying problems for development of effective public health interventions. Topics include HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, measles, as well as infectious disease hazards that may become important in the future. Students obtain a working knowledge of the biology of these diseases, including prospects for their effective management and control at both the individual and public health level, and of basic human immunology and vaccinology

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss the biology of major global infectious diseases, including prospects for their effective management and control at both the individual and public health level, and of basic human immunology and vaccinology

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based on class participation and responses to written questions
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Mon 01/13/2014 - Fri 01/17/2014
  • Monday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Wednesday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Thursday 1:30 - 5:00
  • Friday 1:30 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail