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410.641.17 Advanced Methods in Global Tobacco Control

Health Behavior and Society
1st term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frances Stillman
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand potential barriers and challenges in implementing tobacco control research projects and interventions, both policy and programmatic
  2. Describe solutions to overcoming challenges like those experienced
  3. Describe the benefits of networks and partnerships in implementing tobacco control policies and programs
  4. Describe the benefits of program evaluation for improving programs and assessing impact and developing sustainable programs
  5. Learn how to effectively communicate public health interventions and policy suggestions to key policymakers, the media, and the public
Methods of Assessment:

Short paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required