410.600.01 FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTH, BEHAVIOR AND SOCIETY
Introduces students to socio-ecologic perspectives of population health outcomes, including the multiple levels of influence on health and health behaviors. Critically discusses socio-economic status, structural factors, culture, race and ethnicity at the macro ecologic level, social factors such as norms, networks, and social capital at the mezzo level, and intrapersonal influences on individual decision-making and behavior at the micro level. Applies these factors to conceptualize health problems and effective public health interventions for individuals, families, communities, and populations. Provides students with skills to apply social and behavioral science principles and methods in their future public health research and practice. Incorporates lectures, readings, discussions, and small group exercises.
- Monday 3:30 - 5:20
- Wednesday 3:30 - 5:20