Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 202B

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 202B
Course Title: Health, the Environment, and Chronic Disease
Units: 3
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: This course covers chronic diseases of global health importance such as cardiovascular illnesses, the emergence of diabetes, cancer, and respiratory disease as well as their risk factors. In addition, the course will emphasize the effects of climate change and environmental exposures. Other topics will include injuries, surgical interventions, humanitarian emergencies, and mental health. Students will learn about policy options and interventions to prevent and manage chronic illnesses.
Prerequisites: NONE.
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, Project

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

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
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