GLS 592: Introduction to Public Health
Instructor: Charles Hardy
This course is a survey course designed to introduce GLS students to key issues shaping the public's health at local, national, and global levels. Social, biomedical, environmental, and behavioral knowledge issues will be examined in the context of fundamental public health principles (e.g., assessment, policy development and assurance). Experts engaged in public health from various disciplines will provide real-world perspectives to further illustrate concepts and promote thoughful discussion. The goal of this course is to enlighten students about public health and the roles and responsibilities of all citizens, regardless of occupation, and to facilitate an understanding of health-related research.
Last Update: March 5, 2012