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Department: Epidemiology
Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Ayesha Khan
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:

Discusses the following topics at an advanced level: (1) Basic science and pathogenesis of HIV/AIDS, (2) Dynamics of the HIV epidemic in five continents, (3) Clinical management of HIV/AIDS in developed and developing countries, (4) Prevention and control modalities against HIV/AIDS, and (5) Future growth of the HIV/AIDS epidemic with special reference to global economic impact of HIV vaccine and eradication issues of HIV/AIDS.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
discuss and recommend solutions to HIV/AIDS pandemic world-wide and be conversant in economic and public health impact of HIV / AIDS in a variety of health systems settings

Methods of Assessment: Short Paper
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Mon 06/17/2013 - Fri 06/21/2013
  • Monday 5:00 - 6:50
  • Tuesday 5:00 - 6:50
  • Wednesday 5:00 - 6:50
  • Thursday 5:00 - 6:50
  • Friday 5:00 - 6:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Required attendance at two noon time lectures, dates to be announced in class