|Fall 2013 SPH Global Health Courses|
The SPH courses listed below offered during the Fall 2013 semester qualify toward the credit requirement for the Graduate Certificate in Global Health. NOTE: Please use the Connect Carolina and course search engine to verify course information.
BIOS 670 Demographic Techniques I (3)
Source and interpretation of demographic data; rates and ratios, standardization, complete and abridged life tables; estimation and projection of fertility, mortality, migration, and population composition. Suchindran, Monday, Wednesday 11:00am-12:15pm
ENVR 755 Analysis of Water Resource Systems (3)
Prerequisite for non-engineering students, permission of the instructor. Use of mathematical models to design and evaluate regional water supply and treatment systems. Engineering and economic methods are incorporated into quantitative analyses of regional scenarios. Social and political aspects also discussed. Three lecture hours per week.
Characklis, Tuesday, Thursday 11:00am-12:15pm
ENVR 890 (Section 007)- Environmental Health Inequalities: A Global Perspective (2)
In this course, students will learn how social, economic and political factors impact environment health outcomes and will be introduced to theories and methods for incorporating social determinants frameworks into environmental health research. These frameworks will help explain why climate change, urbanization, industrialization and war often have the worst health and environmental impacts on the poorest countries and/or the poorest people in a given country. Students will also learn about the environmental justice movement in the US and its role in advancing how underserved communities around the world advocate for greater environmental regulations. Finally, we will explore strategies for improving global health governance and promoting ethical economic development. Woods, Tuesday 2:00pm-3:50pm
HPM 715 Health Economics for Policy and Management* (3)
Prerequisite, BIOS 600. Permission of the instructor for nonmajors. Provides training in the theory of health economics and applies this theory to important issues in health policy and management.
* This course only meets the global health certificate requirements if taught by Dr. Harsha Thirumurthy as a residential course. If there is another instructor, you must get approval from the Office of Global Health.
Thirumurthy, Thursday, 3:30-6:00pm
MHCH 722 Global and Maternal Health (formerly Issues in International Maternal and Child Health) (3)
Focuses on the health status and needs of mothers and children, primarily but not exclusively in the developing world. Topics include primary health care; measurement and indicators of health status; levels and patterns of maternal and child morbidity and mortality; major programmatic intervention; oral rehydration therapy; and national policy orientations. Permission required for non-majors. Ongechi Singh, Wednesday, 10:30am-12:50pm
PUBH 500 Global Health Discussion Series (0.5)
PUBH 510 Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health
Please note that this is not a complete list of courses that qualify towards the completion of the Certificate. Other courses are offered during the spring semester and new global health-related courses are in the process of being created. See a list of other SPH approved courses. Graduate courses in other UNC departments or at Duke, NC State and NC Central may also count towards the Certificate. Be sure to get approval from the Office of Global Health prior to taking a course not listed below to ensure that it qualifies as a global health course (typically at least 50% of the content must be global). Send your request and a copy of the syllabus for the course you want us to consider to email@example.com.
|Last updated August 27, 2013|