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380.823.01 Research Seminar in Population, Family and Reproductive Health I

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
1st term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Cynthia Minkovitz
Course Instructor s:

Successful completion of courses required in first year of doctoral program in PFRH


Provides experience in critical evaluation of historical and contemporary research pertinent to Population, Family and Reproductive Health. Adresses a range of topics, drawing on research from multiple academic disciplines. Students and faculty critique and discuss conceptual frameworks and empirical articles and examine the methodological and disciplinary perspectives of the research or articles.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Apply diverse conceptual frameworks to public health issues pertinent to PFRH
  2. Critique empirical articles addressing public health issues related to PFRH
  3. Compare and contrast the approaches of various academic disciplines to public health issues of relevance to PFRH
  4. Recognize and critically evaluate common study designs and methods used in research relevant to PFRH
Methods of Assessment:

Oral presentation - 50%; participation - 50%

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Department Space will be used, E4611