Public Health Course Offerings

The School of Public Health offers courses at the undergraduate, Master's, and Doctoral level. In keeping with the University’s commitment to academic freedom, and our belief in the value of interdisciplinary collaboration, students in all public health degree programs may take courses outside of their department, and even outside the School of Public Health

Below is a sampling of courses offered by the School of Public Health. Explore new courses for 2021-22 as well as courses on Diversity & Health Equity, Global Health, Environmental Health, and Health Data Science below. For a complete list of all Public Health courses please visit [email protected] and search PHP.

New Courses for 2021-22

Fall 2021
PHP2015 Foundations of Spatial Analysis in Public Health - Will Goedel
PHP2235 Pandemics in Global Perspective: From HIV/AIDS to COVID-19 - Mark Lurie

Spring 2022
PHP1550 Substance Use and Vulnerability to Addiction - Chris Kahler and Rachel Cassidy
PHP2061 Qualitative Data Analysis in Public Health Research - Madina  Agénor
PHP2080 Public Health Law and Policy - Liz Tobin-Tyler
PHP2375 Communicating Science to Lay Audiences - Akilah Dulin
PHP2690H Design of Experiments - Chris Schmid

Diversity & Health Equity

PHP1070 The Burden of Disease in Developing Countries - Stephen McGarvey
PHP1100 Comparative Health Care Systems - Omar Galarraga
PHP1650 Race, Racism, and Health - Diana Grigsby
PHP1680I Pathology to Power: Disability, Health and Community - Sarah Skeels
PHP1680U Intersectionality and Health Inequities - Jennifer Nazareno
PHP1820 Designing Education for Better Prisoner & Community Health - Brad Brockmann​
PHP1920 Social Determinants of Health - Diana Grigsby
PHP2325 Place Matters: Exploring Community-Level Contexts on Health Behaviors, Outcomes and Disparities - Akilah Dulin
UNIV1089 Global Dynamics and Critical Perspectives on Immigrant Entrepreneurship in the US - Jennifer Nazareno

The following courses provide methodological approaches to studying health disparities and other issues related to diversity and inclusion: 
PHP0850 Fundamentals of Epidemiology - Stephen Buka
PHP2018 Epidemiology of Cardio-Metabolic Health - Simin Liu
PHP2040 Applied Research Methods - Melissa Clark and Michelle Rogers
PHP2120 Introduction to Methods in Epidemiologic Research - Mark Lurie
PHP2150 Foundations in Epidemiologic Research Methods - Brandon Marshall
PHP2360 Designing and Evaluating Public Health Interventions - Bess Marcus 
PHP2511 Applied Regression Analysis - TBA

Global Health

PHP0060 Complexities and Challenges of Global Health - Nisha Trivedi
PHP0700 Global Public Health Interventions - Jennifer Pellowski
PHP1070 The Burden of Disease in Developing Countries - Stephen McGarvey
PHP2235 Pandemics in Global Perspective: From HIV/AIDS to COVID-19 - Mark Lurie​
PHP2720 Implementing Public Health Programs and Interventions in the Global South - Jennifer Pellowski
PHP2730 Including the Excluded: Global Health Ethics - Caroline Kuo
PHP2740 Global Health Thesis Seminar: Learning Global Health by Doing Global Health - Abigail Harrison
PHP 2760 Critical Perspectives in Global Health - Abigail Harrison
UNIV1089 Global Dynamics and Critical Perspectives on Immigrant Entrepreneurship in the US - Jennifer Nazareno

Environmental Health

PHP0720 Public Health and the Environment - Nisha Trivedi
PHP1700 Current Topics in Environmental Health - Karl Kelsey
PHP2220E Topics in Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology - Joseph Braun 

Health Data Science

PHP2517 Applied Multilevel Data Analysis - TBA
PHP2550 Practical Data Analysis - Christopher Schmid and Alice Paul
PHP2560 Statistical Computing I - Alice Paul
PHP2561 Programming for Health Data Science - Elizabeth Chen and Neil Sarkar
PHP2610 Causal Inference & Missing Data - Joseph Hogan
PHP2620 Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics - Zhijin Wu
PHP2650 Statistical Learning and Big Data - TBA