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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthSBSIchiro Kawachi
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 1 2018  (show academic calendar)Th   5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.FXB G11 (HSPH)
2.5  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level

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.

Students outside of HSPH must request instructor permission to enroll in this course

THIS CLASS HAS PRIORITY ENROLLMENT Priority Wave Groups Wave 1 | MPH45-HSB, MPH65-HSB, SM1 SBS, PHD PHS SBS, PHD PHS NUT Wave 2 | Open Enrollment Wave 3 | Open Enrollment ------------------------------------------------------------- Priority Wave Timing Wave 1 | 08/16/2018 01:00PM ? 08/28/2018 11:59PM Wave 2 | 08/29/2018 12:00AM ? 08/30/2018 11:59PM Wave 3 | 08/31/2018 12:00AM ? Enrollment Deadline (varies by session) Any student who does not meet the Wave 1 or Wave 2 criteria can add themselves to the waitlist (if enrollment requirements are met) at any time during the enrollment period. At the beginning of each priority wave, students on the waitlist who meet the Wave?s criteria will be automatically enrolled into any remaining seats in the course (pending no time conflicts) **Cross-Registrants and Non-Degree Students will be enrolled on a space available basis after the enrollment deadline for the course

Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.