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Term: 1st term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Keshia Pollack
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:

Reviews and critiques current literature in health and public policy and evaluates studies from a methodological and conceptual basis.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Knowledgeable of the faculty of Health and Public Policy and their research and practice interests
Familiar with the literature that pertains to HPP subject areas
Provided with a forum for discussing that literature and for understanding relationships between health policy and other areas within public health
Exposed to an environment that welcomes and promotes a strong, engaged cohort of doctoral students within the HPP faculty
Identify and develop skills that facilitate the translation of public health research into policy and practice

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on critiques of current papers.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 1:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to Health & Pub Policy HPM doctoral students.
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail