Public Health

Courses

PBHL 503S Independent Study 1.0-14.0 Credit

Independent Study.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PBHL 525S MD/MPH Introduction to Public Health Seminar Series 1.0-3.0 Credit

This seminar has been designed to provide an examination of the integrative nature of public health and the historical influences which still resonate in the current challenges of improving the health of populations. Readings focus on the roots of contemporary public health knowledge and policy and students are asked to reflect and discuss how that history impacts on the current context of public health in the United States, as well as globally. The highlighted cases touch upon all of the public health core disciplines – biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health behavior, and health care organization and policy.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PBHL 590S Emergent Public Health Issues 1.0 Credit

Public health is a multi-disciplinary field, drawing from the disciplines of Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy Management and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Through the use of archived online presentations, this self-directed course allows students to draw from a library of lectures which focus on the five core disciplines of public health. After viewing online lectures, students will then analyze and synthesize newly learned concepts with their own understanding of public health and public health practice.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 3 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PHEX.

PBHL 591S Research Methods 1.0 Credit

This 1 credit self-paced course is designed to provide students the opportunity to increase their understanding of and to strengthen their skills in the scientific methods underlying epidemiologic research and use of publicly available data for description and decision making.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 3 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PHEX.

PBHL 592S Public Health History and Ethics 1.0 Credit

This course provides an historical overview of the field of public health – focusing on its encompassing principles, values and methods of prevention and intervention, and selected ethical issues entailed. Topics include responses to epidemics, vaccination policy and public health law, health disparities and cultural competency, and policy approaches to public health problems. Students reflect upon how historical experience affects our current understanding of public health in the United States and how ethical complications in the practice of public health, past and present, influence -- and sometimes inform -- decision making.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 3 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is PHEX.

PBHL 604S INTRO TO HLTH FINANCE 0.0 Credits

This course is part of a block of courses. Credit hours are tracked for PBHL 600 only.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PBHL 701S Intro Descript Epidem/Biostats 3.0 Credits

Introduction to Descriptive Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Epidemiology and biostatistical concepts and methods to be covered include techniques for describing and summarizing observations, for assessing associations among variables, and for determining the extent to which chance may be explaining and or/or influencing the observed results.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

PBHL 702S Intro Analytic Epidem/Biostats 3.0 Credits

Introduction to Analytic Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Key biostatistics methods and epidemiologic concepts covered during course include types of rates, rate calculations, rate adjustments, data display and interpretation, two-way ANOVA and Kaplan Meier survival curves.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: PBHL 701S [Min Grade: B] or PBHL 701S [Min Grade: S]

PBHL 703S Design/Analysis Epidem Studies 2.0-3.0 Credits

Design and Analysis of Epidemiological Studies. This course will demonstrate the applicability of the goals and approaches from descriptive and analytical methods in biostatistics and epidemiology courses to real world problems. The project will provide the student with the opportunity to use methods in an area of their choice.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (PBHL 701S [Min Grade: B] and PBHL 702S [Min Grade: B]) or (PBHL 701S [Min Grade: S] and PBHL 702S [Min Grade: S])

PBHL 900S Registered for Degree Only 1.0 Credit

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health

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