300.711.01 HEALTH POLICY I: SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Provides students with the theoretical and practical background to understand the complex web of social, economic, and political, determinants of health. Introduces students to key theories from sociology, economics and political science; students learn to applied these theories as analytic tools enabling them to develop and evaluate policy solutions to public health problems. Students also learn various conceptual models that integrate social, economic and political factors as determents of health related outcomes and health policy formation.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Understand and identify primary theories from sociology, economics and political science as they apply to population health and health policy formation; 2. Identify conceptual models linking social, economic and political context to population health and health policy formation; 3. Evaluate research linking determinants of health with population health and health policy; 4. Analyze and interpret how social, economic and political forces have affected health inequalities in the US and internationally
- Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
- Thursday 9:00 - 10:20