Online Classes & Programs - Summer/Fall 2020

Summer 2020 Online Courses

NEW! PHEH 101: Nutrition 4 You- S

Instructor: Rachel Neal
Online class
Dates: June 2 - August 11
No prerequisites 

Course Description:  The intersection of personal nutrition and health will be explored within the context of nutritional sciences.  The major nutrients including protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins will be introduced.  The import of nutrition within society will be discussed with a focus on applying nutrition principles to maintain a healthy diet and limiting risk of chronic diseases as well as evaluating the influence of advertising on food choice.

NEW! PHPH 550 – Disease Detectives

Instructor: Brian Guinn
Online course
Dates: July 8 – Aug. 11
No prerequisites.

Course description: This course covers the history of epidemics, the evolution of epidemiology, the role of public health, and concepts of disease transmission and surveillance.  When an epidemic occurs within a population, public health professionals rely upon epidemiology to identify potential causes. The epidemiological approach provides public health professionals a set of tools to objectively investigate disease with regard to population, place and time. While these methods continue to evolve, epidemiology has played a constant role in improving public health for more than a century. This course will show students how the epidemiological approach has been applied to address both historical and current epidemics of infectious and chronic diseases.

NEW! PHPH 550 - Public Health and COVID-19 – Living in a New Normal

Instructor: Scott LaJoie
Online course
Dates: July 8 – Aug. 11
No prerequisites.

Course description:  With the current pandemic, this interdisciplinary course will explore its impact on behavior, policy, disease surveillance and prevention, fiscal implications and the management of a catastrophic outbreak of disease.

Fall 2020 Online Programs

NEW! PHEH 101: Nutrition 4 You- S

Instructor: Rachel Neal
**Please note this is an in-person class
No prerequisites 

Course Description:  The intersection of personal nutrition and health will be explored within the context of nutritional sciences.  The major nutrients including protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins will be introduced.  The import of nutrition within society will be discussed with a focus on applying nutrition principles to maintain a healthy diet and limiting risk of chronic diseases as well as evaluating the influence of advertising on food choice.

PHPH 550-50 - Pandemics in the Age of COVID-19: Global Perspectives

Instructors:  Anne Wallis and Muriel Harris
Online course
Dates: August 17 – December 1
No prerequisites

Course Description: This class will investigate the COVID-19 pandemic through a global lens. Four modules will cover the epidemiology and history of pandemics, including key terminology; politics and perspectives of the pandemic and other emerging diseases; global perspectives from experts in every WHO region; and lessons learned from the COVID-19 and other recent outbreaks.

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