PUBHLTH 200 - Health and Society: Introduction to Public Health
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Public Health (PUBHLTH)
Department: SPH Public Health
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will serve as an introduction to the major issues of public health and health care in the United States — what they are, what determines them, and how they can be addressed. The course will provide a broad overview for students looking for only an introduction to the field, as well as a good grounding for students who wish to pursue additional coursework in the subject.

The course will explore the principal determinants of health and disease, with a special emphasis on environmental, social, and political influences, with explicit attention to how these determinants differ depending on a person’s education, occupation, race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status. The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the broad field of public health in both the U.S. and globally, as well as an understanding of the U.S. public health infrastructure for monitoring and improving the public’s health.

PUBHLTH 200 - Health and Society: Introduction to Public Health
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
31880
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15
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: For registration questions, contact Jillian McConville: jmcconv@umich.edu
002 (DIS)
P
31881
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0
 
2
Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
003 (DIS)
P
32105
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0
 
3
Th 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (DIS)
P
32104
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0
 
3
Th 3:00PM - 4:30PM
005 (DIS)
P
32103
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1
 
2
Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
006 (DIS)
P
32102
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0
 
-
F 10:00AM - 11:30AM
007 (DIS)
P
32101
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0
 
1
F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
008 (DIS)
P
35785
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0
 
2
Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
009 (DIS)
P
35786
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0
 
1
Th 11:30AM - 1:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
35787
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0
 
1
F 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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Note:
The book comes in two forms: hard copy (ISBN: 9781284089233) and an electronic/on-line version (ISBN: 1284089339). Either version is acceptable.
ISBN: 9781284089233
Introduction to Public Health by Mary-Jane Schneider
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