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223.860.01 Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program Seminar

International Health
2nd term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Yinonyvonne Tam
Course Instructor s:

Introduces students to skills and resources for career development within the field of international health. Provides an opportunity for students to focus in on these skills such as giving presentations, tailoring their resume to a public health audience and developing their publication profile. Prepares students for the practicum application process.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Develop skills needed for public health practice, including problem-solving, analytic thinking, communication, and collaboration.
  2. Interpret key publications related to global disease control programs and research
  3. Apply new knowledge and problem-solving skills to address public health issues
Methods of Assessment:

Student presentations 60%
Homework 20%
Class participation 20%

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to Global Disease Epidemiology and Control MSPH students.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Limited to GDEC MSPH students

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