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SchoolDepartmentFaculty
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthSBSIchiro Kawachi
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 1 2017  (show academic calendar)MW   3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.Kresge G1 (HSPH)
Credits
2.5  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Graduate

Description
Analyzes major social variables that affect population health: poverty, social class, gender, race, family, community, work, behavioral risks, and coping resources. Examines health consequences of social and economic policies, and the potential role of specific social interventions. Reviews empirical and theoretical literature on mechanisms and processes that mediate between social factors and their health effects, and discusses alternative models for advancing public health.Course Activities: Short written assignments, class discussion, final examination.Course Note: Departmental requirement in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Prerequisite(s)
HSPH: HSPH Degr + PHD Stu

 
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