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Term: 1st term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Frances Stillman
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
  • Frances A. Stillman

Studies global tobacco control methods in depth. Focuses on designing, implementing, and evaluating tobacco control interventions based on the need of a specific region or country. Highlights the use of multi-level solutions linking policy, communication, prevention, education, regulation, advocacy, and community organizing to address the interdisciplinary problem of tobacco use. Examines the aspects of tobacco use and tobacco control through lectures, case studies, presentations, and discussion.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Understand potential barriers and challenges in implementing tobacco control research projects and interventions, both policy and programmatic
Describe solutions to overcoming challenges like those experienced
Describe the benefits of networks and partnerships in implementing tobacco control policies and programs
Describe the benefits of program evaluation for improving programs and assessing impact and developing sustainable programs
Learn how to effectively communicate public health interventions and policy suggestions to key policymakers, the media, and the public

Methods of Assessment: Short paper
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: One Year Only
Next Offered: 2015-2016