Presents issues related to malaria as a major public health problem.
Food Production, Public Health, and the Environment
Provides an understanding of the complex and challenging public health issue of food security and in a world where one billion people are under-nourished while another billion are overweight.
Personal Preparedness Planning For Public Health Workers
Public health workers need to understand and implement basic concepts of personal preparedness planning so that they can function effectively as public health emergency responders in a post-9/11 world.
Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness
Introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health surge capacity, and psychiatric first aid.
Impact of Pandemic Influenza on Public Health
Examines the path of the avian influenza and examines how it could impact world health.
Improving Understanding and Collaboration Among First Responders
This unique training addresses the institutional culture of five responder groups: law enforcement, EMS, fire, public health, and private security in an attempt at fostering understanding among these groups.
Managed Care and Health Insurance
Presents an overview of major issues related to the design, function, management, regulation, and evaluation of health insurance and managed care plans.
The workshop is intended for Doctoral students in the health and social sciences who are at the stage of developing a research proposal.
Introduction to Methods for Health Service Research and Evaluation
Introduction to Methods for Health Services Research and Evaluation provides an introduction to basic methods for undertaking research and program evaluation within health services organizations and systems.
Health Issues for Aging Populations
Introduces the study of aging, its implications for individuals, families, and society, and the background for health policy related to older persons.
Introduction to Health Policy
Introduces the material covered in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Focuses on four substantive areas that form the analytic basis for many of the issues in Health Policy and Management.
Web 2.0: Risks for STI/HIV - Opportunities for Prevention
is lecture explores the risks and prevention opportunities presented by the emergence of social networking and internet dating sites. Presented by the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health
Qualitative Data Analysis
This course emphasizes the analysis of ethnographic and other forms of qualitative data in public health research.
The Impact of Primary Care on Population Health
This lecture summarizes Professor Leiyu Shi's recent work on primary care, the definition of primary care, and his research rationale and framework. It includes a close look at international primary care studies, US primary care studies, Metropolitan Statistical Area analyses, county-level studies, multi-level studies, meta-analyses, and US health center studies.
How Risky is Breathing? Statistical Methods in Air Pollution Risk Estimation
This lecture explores the statistical methods used for assessing the health effects of air pollution. Dr. Dominici uses examples from her own national-level research.
Dean's Lecture Series: 2007-2008
In these presentations, the lecturers address challenging public health issues of the day and report on lessons learned from their own research and experience in the field.
Fundamentals of Epidemiology I
Fundamentals of Epidemiology I is the first half of a course that introduces the basic concepts of epidemiology and biostatistics as applied to public health problems.
Fundamentals of Epidemiology II
Fundamentals of Epidemiology I and II introduce the basic concepts of epidemiology and biostatistics as applied to public health problems.
Principles of Population Change
Provides students with a basic understanding of the science of demography and health implications of major population issues in the contemporary world.
Masculinity, Sexual Behavior and Health
Reading seminar focusing on male adolescent health and sexual issues and explores the meaning of masculinity and the impact of masculine beliefs on men's health and health care use.