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410.642.17 Tobacco Control Leadership

Health Behavior and Society
1st term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Tamplin, Stephen
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

Through lectures, discussion, and exercises, students develop an understanding of the role of the tobacco control leader in policy development and implementation, and the essential knowledge and skills this role requires. Provides a framework for understanding the process of working effectively with and leading others. Emphasizes the role of the leader in leading change and developing a vision for the future of tobacco control.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Assess and influence tobacco control policy development and implementation issues
  2. Lead and coordinate the efforts of an interdisciplinary team in identifying and applying best practices in tobacco control
  3. Adapt and apply diverse leadership styles to complex public health problem-solving situations
  4. Develop leadership capacity in others
Methods of Assessment:

Short paper

Instructor Consent:

No consent required