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Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response
 

Training and Education:  On-Campus Courses

Humanitarian Assistance/ Health and Human Rights Concentration The MPH concentration in Humanitarian Assistance/Health and Human Rights focuses on protection, assistance and advocacy for vulnerable populations worldwide. The following classes are included in the concentration:

  • Assessing Epidemiologic Impact of HR Violations (Beyrer)
  • Children in Crisis (Wissow, Burnham, Ruff)
  • Food, Nutrition, and Livelihoods (Doocy)
  • Health Advocacy (Hearne)
  • Health Information Systems (Weiss)
  • International Political Science for PH Practitioners (Burnham)
  • Introduction to Humanitarian Emergencies (Burnham)
  • Introduction to International Health (Tielsch)
  • Managing NGOs in the Health Sector (Wall)
  • Maternal Mortality Reduction in Dev Countries (Stanton)
  • Measurement Methods in Emergencies (Robinson)
  • Politics of Health Policy (Navarro)
  • Project Development for PHC in Dev. Countries (Burnham)
  • Public Health and the Law (Teret)
  • Public Health Issues in Disasters (Kirsch, Wall)
  • Refugee Health Care (Burnham)
  • Research Ethics and Integrity (Kass)
  • Research Methods in HA/HHR (Lawrence, Robinson)
  • Seminar in Health and Human Rights (Lawrence)
  • Stress Management for Relief Workers (Everly)
  • Water and Sanitation in Complex Emergencies (Roberts)

Certificate Program Courses  The certificate program recognizes the commitment to human rights as a critical component of the health of populations. The program seeks to increase understanding among public health professionals regarding their role in promoting human rights; familiarize them with international human rights standards, especially those related to the health of populations and individuals; and develop their skills in investigating, analyzing, and documenting human rights abuses as they relate to health and public health practice.  The following classes are included in the certificate program:

  • Advanced Seminar in Social Epidemiology (Glass)
  • Assessing Epidemiological Impact of Human Rights (Beyrer)
  • Ethical Issues in Public Health (Faden)
  • Ethics of Public Health Practice in Developing Countries (Hyder) 
  • Health, Poverty, and Public Policy in the U.S (Ensminger)
  • Human Rights for Public Health Practitioners (Gostin)
  • Politics of Health Policy (Navarro)
  • Public Health and the Law (Teret)
  • Refugee Health Care (Burnham)
  • Research Ethics and Integrity: U.S. and International Issues (Kass)
  • Research Methods in Health and Human (Lawrence, Robinson)
  • Seminar in Health Disparities (LaVeist)
  • Seminar in Health, Human Rights and Vulnerable Populations (Lawrence)
  • Special Topics in Health and Human Rights, Security vs. Civil Liberties in a Time of Bioterrorism (Lawrence)
  • Special Topics in Health and Human Rights: Public Health Implications of Health as a Human Right (Lawrence)
  • The Political Economy of Social Inequalities and Its Consequences for Health and Quality of Life (Navarro)

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