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Samuel J Clark
CSDE 555
Seattle Campus

Population Metrics in Global Health

Presents a conceptual framework in which to understand and assess the health of populations. Appropriate methodological tools and techniques from demography, epidemiology, and related disciplines are presented together in this broader context. Offered: Sp.

Class description

This course presents a conceptual framework in which to understand and assess the health of populations as a whole. Related processes that work together to impact the overall health of a population but which are often studied separately are presented together to encourage an appreciation of how they work together to create the outcomes we observe. Appropriate tools and techniques from Demography, Epidemiology and related disciplines are presented and demonstrated in this broader context.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and seminar.

Recommended preparation


Class assignments and grading

Two to four assignments.

The course grade will be based on assignments (60%), a take-home final examination (30%) and class participation and presentations (10%).

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Samuel J Clark
Date: 04/02/2007