This course will provide a comprehensive overview of issues related to health in women, addressing areas including but not limited to biology, psychology, geography, economics, health policy, and social issues.
This course is designed to explore social scientific, feminist, and critical approaches to women?s reproductive health issues. We will place women?s health and reproduction in its broader socioeconomic and political contexts. We will explore the gendered, racialized, cultural, sexual, and classed dimensions of women?s reproductive health, with special attention to the long-term health effects of racism, poverty, and sexism.
The course introduces topics on organization, power, and leadership in public health and has grown out of existing coursework in Commonwealth Honors College. Satisfies the Integrative Experience requirement for BS-PubHlth majors.
This introductory course is designed to give students the basic skills to organize and summarize data, along with an introduction to the fundamental principles of statistical inference. The course emphasizes an understanding of statistical concepts and interpretation of numeric data summaries along with basic analysis methods, using examples and exercises from medical and public health studies. The course does not require a high-level mathematics background, and will highlight the use of statistical software in conducting and presenting data summaries and analyses.
U.S. health care system with emphasis on issues relating to unequal access to health services. An analysis of how the system should work. Special attention to controversial issues, including managed care and health insurance. How other countries design health systems. (Gen.Ed. SB, DU)