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PBHL 516ES Public Health History and Ethics 1.0 Credit

This course provides a 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: Not repeatable for credit

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