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Harvard School of Public Health

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Fall 2 2009

Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Society, Human Development and Health
Dr. G. Connolly, Dr. D. Walker
2.5 credits
Lectures, case studies. One 3.5-hour session each week.

This course provides an introduction to public health practice and leadership in the United States, offering both a theoretic foundation and field examples. Using active learning, students interact with one another and a variety of practitioner leader to gain analytic skills applicable to emerging public health issues. Students will be introduced to ways of mobilizing government, medicine, community, organizations, civic associations, advocates, media and other groups to support the core functions of public health. Students will gain a broader understanding of the inherently interdisciplinary nature of public health practice and the skills needed to be effective public health leaders.
Course Note: This course is a prerequisite for ID 264: Practice of Family and Community Health; ordinal grading option only; course limited to 35.

All students are asked to make a commitment to attend all 7 classes as a condition of taking the course.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2008

Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Society, Human Development and Health
Dr. H. Koh, Dr. D. Walker
2.5 credits
Lectures, case studies. One 3.5-hour session each week.

This course provides an introduction to public health practice and leadership in the United States, offering both a theoretic foundation and field examples. Using active learning, students interact with one another and a variety of practitioner leader to gain analytic skills applicable to emerging public health issues. Students will be introduced to ways of mobilizing government, medicine, community, organizations, civic associations, advocates, media and other groups to support the core functions of public health. Students will gain a broader understanding of the inherently interdisciplinary nature of public health practice and the skills needed to be effective public health leaders.
Course Note: This course is a prerequisite for ID 264: Practice of Family and Community Health; ordinal grading option only; course limited to 35.

All students are asked to make a commitment to attend all 7 classes as a condition of taking the course.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2007

Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Society, Human Development and Health
Dr. H. Koh, Dr. D. Walker
2.5 credits
Lectures, case studies. One 3.5-hour session each week.

This course provides an introduction to public health practice and leadership in the United States, offering both a theoretic foundation and field examples. Using active learning, students interact with one another and a variety of practitioner leader to gain analytic skills applicable to emerging public health issues. Students will be introduced to ways of mobilizing government, medicine, community, organizations, civic associations, advocates, media and other groups to support the core functions of public health. Students will gain a broader understanding of the inherently interdisciplinary nature of public health practice and the skills needed to be effective public health leaders.
Course Note: This course is a prerequisite for ID 264: Practice of Family and Community Health; ordinal grading option only; course limited to 35.

All students are asked to make a commitment to attend all 7 classes as a condition of taking the course.

Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2006

Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Society, Human Development and Health
Dr. H. Koh, Dr. D. Walker
2.5 credits
Lectures, case studies. One 2-hour session each week.

This course provides a theoretical foundation for and field examples of the practice of public health. Students interact with a variety of expert practitioners and apply their analytic skills to emerging public health issues. Students will be introduced to the ways in which government, medicine, community organizations, civic associations, and academia support the core functions of public health. The course provides students with an understanding of the range of professional and academic endeavors contributing to the public health infrastructure.
Course Note: This course is a prerequisite for ID 264: Practice of Family and Community Health; ordinal grading option only; course limited to 35. (6.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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