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Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program Seminar 2


East Baltimore
1st term
International Health
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Class Times:
  • Monday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor s:
Yvonne Tam

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. Reflect and interpret the history of global public health, its philosophy and values, through publications related to disease control programs and research
  3. Apply new knowledge and problem-solving skills to address public health issues
  4. Identify opportunities and challenges in conducting research and practice activities in low resource settings
Methods of Assessment:

Participation and group discussion (30%) and a reflection paper (70%).

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

For consent, contact:

Special Comments:

First year MSPH students in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program area