Samuel J Clark
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.
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.
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%).