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Harvard School of Public Health

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Fall 2 2009

Dr. L. Kubzansky
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 1.5-hour sessions and one 1.5-hour required lab each week.

Introduces methodology to explore fundamental social and behavioral science concepts and theories useful in understanding social influences on health status. The course emphasizes quantitative research methods in social sciences applied to social and behavioral issues in public health research. Major attention is given to methodology from sociology and psychology in their application to public health problems.
Course Activities: One synthesis paper; discussions; one exam, and weekly assignments.
Course Note: Departmental requirement for SHDH masters students. Specifically geared to SHDH students in the MPH and other professional master's degree programs; students must register for course section with lab meeting time appropriate for their schedule. No auditors. (5.06)


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.

Fall 2 2008

Dr. L. Kubzansky
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 1.5-hour sessions and one 1.5-hour required lab each week.

Introduces methodology to explore fundamental social and behavioral science concepts and theories useful in understanding social influences on health status. The course emphasizes quantitative research methods in social sciences applied to social and behavioral issues in public health research. Major attention is given to methodology from sociology and psychology in their application to public health problems.
Course Activities: One synthesis paper; discussions; one exam, and weekly assignments.
Course Note: Departmental requirement for SHDH masters students. Specifically geared to SHDH students in the MPH and other professional master's degree programs; students must register for course section with lab meeting time appropriate for their schedule. No auditors. (5.06)


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.

Fall 2 2007

Dr. L. Kubzansky
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 1.5-hour sessions and one 1.5-hour required lab each week.

Introduces methodology to explore fundamental social and behavioral science concepts and theories useful in understanding social influences on health status. The course emphasizes quantitative research methods in social sciences applied to social and behavioral issues in public health research. Major attention is given to methodology from sociology and psychology in their application to public health problems.
Course Activities: One synthesis paper; discussions; one exam, and weekly assignments.
Course Note: Departmental requirement for SHDH masters students. Specifically geared to SHDH students in the MPH and other professional master's degree programs; students must register for course section with lab meeting time appropriate for their schedule. No auditors. (5.06)


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.

Fall 2006

Dr. G. Bennett
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 1.5-hour sessions and one 1.5-hour required lab each week.

Introduces methodology to explore fundamental social and behavioral science concepts and theories useful in understanding social influences on health status. The course emphasizes quantitative research methods in social sciences applied to social and behavioral issues in public health research. Major attention is given to methodology from sociology and psychology in their application to public health problems.
Course Activities: One synthesis paper; discussions; one exam, and weekly assignments.
Course Note: Departmental requirement for SHDH masters students. Specifically geared to SHDH students in the MPH and other professional master's degree programs; students must register for course section with lab meeting time appropriate for their schedule. No auditors. (5.06)


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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