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260.606.13
Major Global Infectious Diseases: Prospects for Control

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
Winter Inst. term
Department:
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2020 - 2021
Dates:
Mon 01/11/2021 - Fri 01/15/2021
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  1:30 - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Joseph Margolick
Resources:
Description:

Provides in-depth information on the basic pathogenic mechanisms of selected infectious diseases that continue to be of major public health importance worldwide, with an emphasis on underlying problems for development of effective public health interventions. Topics include HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, measles, as well as infectious disease hazards that may become important in the future. Students obtain a working knowledge of the biology of these diseases, including prospects for their effective management and control at both the individual and public health level, and of basic human immunology and vaccinology

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Discuss the biology of major global infectious diseases, including prospects for their effective management and control at both the individual and public health level, and of basic human immunology and vaccinology
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 20% Participation
  • 80% Written Assignment(s)

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Instructor consent is required for undergraduate students.

For consent, contact:

jmargoli@jhsph.edu