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

HS 624 - Community Based Participatory Research To Improve Health Equity

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Description: This course examines Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) as a research paradigm to understand and address health disparities at the community level. Through class discussions and assignments, students become familiar with the paradigm shift, developing methodology and ethical and professional challenges posed by CBPR. Students have the opportunity to critique published Community-Based Participatory Research and propose and present a CBPR plan for a health disparity within a community. This course prepares students to conduct meaningful research within communities plagued by health disparities. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2020

Prerequisite: HS 584