Nutrition and Life Stages
- 3rd term
- International Health
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2020 - 2021
- Instruction Method:
- Class Times:
- M W, 1:30 - 2:50pm
Reviews stages of human development as a prism for understanding human nutrition. Lectures and discussion sections focus on life stages through a progression, highlighting the biological, social and behavioral influences on well-being in that life stage, as well as changes that influence the transitions in nutrition between life stages. Also, explicitly discusses social and political dimensions to health/disease differences within and between populations.
- Learning Objectives:
- Explain behavioral and psychological factors that affect a population’s health
- Discuss the means by which structural bias, social inequities and racism undermine health and create challenges to achieving health equity at organizational, community and societal levels
- Select communication strategies for different audiences and sectors
- Communicate audience-appropriate public health content, both in writing and through oral presentation
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on class participation and written assignments.
- Enrollment Restriction:
Restricted to graduate students
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
- Consent Note:
Consent to ensure that students have a nutrition background and to determine their interest.
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