GEOG 2692 - Foundations in Public Health Course uri icon



  • This course provides a comprehensive overview of public health as well as an in-depth review of specific public health-related topics. Beginning with historical overview, students will explore major public health concepts such as the basic principles of epidemiology, the biomedical basis of disease, social and behavioral determinants of health, and systems thinking. Students will be introduced to the concepts of measuring and evaluating the health of the populations, principles of communicable and non-communicable diseases,environmental and occupational health, the economics of health, and the role of public health workers in society. Same as IPHY 2692.