Specialization in the Practice of Prevention
The practice of prevention focus examines specific public health problems such as AIDS, tobacco, obesity, and violence and develops strategies for addressing these problems through traditional and innovative policies.
Students must complete the course requirements for the concentration in Health and Public Policy and, in addition, take the following courses.
- 305.607.01 Public Health Practice
- 410.721.01 Translating Research into Public Health Programs I
- 410.722.01 Translating Research into Public Health Programs II
- 550.601.01 Implementation Research and Practice
- 301.627.01 Understanding and Preventing Violence
- 305.603.01 Transportation Safety: Policy and Politics
- 305.684.01 Health Impact Assessment
- 313.643.01 Health Economics
- 318.846.01 Urban Health
- 330.641.01 Prevention and Control of Alcohol and Drug Abuse
- 330.607.01 Prevention of Mental Disorders: Public Health Interventions
- 340.619.01 Global Tobacco Control
- 410.611.01 Health, Poverty and Public Policy
- 410.631.01 Implementation and Sustainability of Community-based Programs
- 410.626.01 Alcohol, Society and Health
Students are also encouraged to engage in a field based practicum as part of their doctoral education.