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222.860.01 Graduate Nutrition Seminar

Department:
International Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Amanda Palmer
Course Instructor:
Resources:
Description:

Exposes students to the breadth of interests represented by Center for Human Nutrition faculty, as well as a range of researchers, clinicians, policymakers, and practitioners from the larger Johns Hopkins community and organizations such as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and UN Agencies. Specific topics vary over time. Emphasizes active listening, as well as the critical evaluation of research, practice, and policy.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Cite examples of state-of-the-art research, policy, or practice in the field of public health nutrition based on presentations by faculty and/or visiting speakers
  2. Identify areas of overlapping interest with seminar speakers that may be of relevance to MSPH practicums, MPH capstone projects, or doctoral research
  3. Recognize the features of an engaging presentation
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on attendance and participation in the discussion.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required