Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 215

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 215
Course Title: Leadership in Public Engagement in Global Public Health
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: This fast-paced, dynamic course will provide core knowledge and practical skills for a new generation of strategies, methods, and technologies for engaging, mobilizing and empowering the public in the face of today’s global public health challenges. The format of the class will provide students a vibrant forum for discussion, case studies, small group exercises, and a range of guest lecturers from around the world.
Prerequisites: This course will be fast-moving and dynamic relevant to any student seeking to become a practitioner in global public health fields who wants a deeper understanding of the various strategies and components of engaging communities and citizens as stakeholders in their health. This course is tailored to students who envision themselves as (or already are) leaders in designing and developing public health initiatives locally and globally, and who will be responsible for small- or large-scale, complex public health challenges that will require professional, sustained community engagement for achieving successful outcomes.
Restrictions: Enrollment in Global Health Sciences Masters Degree Program, unless expressly given permission by the course director and MS Program Director. Due to a special agreement with the Masters in Translational Medicine and the Biomedical Engineering Programs, those students will be given priority for any additional spaces in selected courses. However, approval by course director and both program directors required.
Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Instructor of Record: M. Dandu
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No