Health Sciences
Term : Summer 2019
Catalog Year : 2018-2019

HS 584 - Social And Structural Determinants Of Health

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Description: This course aims to advance knowledge, attitudes and practices in public health regarding the roles of, history, power, privilege and structural inequality in producing health disparities. Specifically, the course will introduce students to the current and future challenges in health equity research, practice and policy. Through coursework, self-assessment, experiential-learning, and guided reflection students will explore and apply major theories, models and skills required to promote inter-disciplinary and multi-sectorial initiatives to achieve health equity in the 21st Century. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2019

Prerequisite: HS 501