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Principles of Public Health

This course provides graduate students with an overview of public health with a particular emphasis on chronic disease prevention. Students will learn about the history of the public health field that integrates science, medicine, politics and other disciplines that drive the field forward, and specific areas of focus within public health. While emphasizing chronic disease control, students also study other targets of public health including tobacco, drugs and alcohol control; infectious disease control, environmental health, maternal and child health, and control of unintended injuries. Students will learn about the practice of public health understanding federal, state, and local level functions.

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2018 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9610 W
4:00 - 6:45 pm
Troped,Philip J M01-0418
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/04/2018 - 12/14/2018
Capacity: 20
Enrolled: 0
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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