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317.615.01 Topics in Risk Assessment

Health Policy and Management
4th term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  5:00 - 6:30pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Robin Dranbauer
Course Instructors:

317.600, 317.605, 317.610


Uses a case study approach of a selected risk-based public health issue to integrate student’s application of the skills in the risk sciences (risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication) developed in the previous three Risk Sciences and Public Policy Certificate Program core courses to critically analyze the development and implementation of public health policy.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify and critically assess key science and policy issues involved in the application of the risk sciences to public health policy decision-making
  2. Develop solutions for addressing public health problems
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and assignments.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

due to enrollment cap, consent required for all students.

For consent, contact:

Jointly Offered With:
Special Comments:

This is the capstone experience to the four-course sequence required for the Certificate in the Risk Sciences and Public Policy.