Undergraduate/ Graduate Courses
Global Child Health
This course will introduce key challenges to the health and wellbeing of children worldwide, with a particular focus on children in low- and middle-income countries. It will review the leading causes of morbidity and mortality, identify interventions to address some of the biggest child health problems, and provide an overview of the roles of culture, gender, and civil society on child health and health policy.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Principles of the transmission of the infectious agents (viruses, bacteria, rickettsiae, mycoplasma, fungi, and protozoan and helminth parasites). The role of vectors, reservoirs, and environmental factors. Pathogen and host characteristics that determine the spectrum of infection and disease. Endemicity, outbreaks, and epidemics of selected infectious diseases. Principles of control and surveillance.
Co-taught with Dr. Julie Parsonnet
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)