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PHGEN 706 Introduction to Public Health

The overall purpose of this course is to introduce students to the principles and core functions of public health in keeping with the 2002 recommendation of the Institute of Medicine. Materials presented in the course will enable students to understand the role of public health and its core functions to better understand patterns of diseases, global threats to health, and factors contributing to disparate health outcomes in population groups. (Required EPID, HBHP; Elective BIOS)