Credit Hours: 3
Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
This course will help the learner understand differences in minority populations in order to help build and lobby for the infrastructure needed to prevent excess disease and death among underserved populations. A special emphasis in this class will be placed on understanding the role of culture in influencing the adaptation of health attitudes, practices, and behaviors. An additional focus will be placed on health status, current trends, and health indicators for special populations. Prereq: Graduate student in Public Health and others by instructor permission.