Public Health Course Offerings

Faculty in the School of Public Health teach 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 degree programs may take courses outside of their department, and even outside the School of Public Health

Below is a sampling of some of the courses offered by the School of Public Health. Explore new courses for Fall 2019 as well as courses on Diversity, Global Health, Environmental Health, and Health Data Science below. For a complete list of all Public Health courses visit [email protected] and search PHP.

New Courses for AY 2019-20

PHP0650 From Manufacturer to Patient: Why is the Cost of Prescription Drugs So Darn High? - Ronald Aubert
PHP1885 Measuring Mindfulness - Judson Brewer  
PHP2023 Maternal Child Health in the US - Patrick Vivier
PHP2072 Applied Public Heath: Policy, Leadership & Communication - Annie Gjelsvik
PHP 2760 Critical Perspectives in Global Health - Abigail Harrison


PHP1070 The Burden of Disease in Developing Countries - Stephen McGarvey
PHP1100 Comparative Health Care Systems - Omar Galarraga
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​
PHP1900H Racial/Ethnic, Socioeconomic, and Other Group-Based Health Disparities in the US - Chanelle Howe
PHP1920 Social Determinants of Health - Eric Loucks 
PHP2325 Place Matters: Exploring Community-Level Contexts on Health Behaviors, Outcomes and Disparities - Akilah Dulin Keita
PHP2365 Public Health Issues in LGBT Populations - Matthew Mimiaga
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
PHP2018 Epidemiology of Cardio-Metabolic Health
PHP2040 Applied Research Methods
PHP2120 Introduction to Methods in Epidemiologic Research
PHP2150 Foundations in Epidemiologic Research Methods
PHP2360 Designing and Evaluating Public Health Interventions 
PHP2511 Applied Regression Analysis

Global Health

PHP0030 Health of Hispaniola - Timothy Empkie
PHP1070 The Burden of Disease in Developing Countries - Stephen McGarvey​
PHP1160 The Global Burden of Mental Illness: A Public Health Approach - Stephen Buka
PHP1400 HIV/AIDS in Africa: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Support HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Programs - Medeva Ghee 
PHP1500 Global Health Nutrition - Stephen McGarvey 
PHP1802S Human Security and Humanitarian Response: Increasing Effectiveness & Accountability - Adam Levine
PHP2025  Including the Excluded: Global Health Ethics - Caroline Kuo
PHP2220C Perinatal Epidemiology: Women and Infants’ Health during Pregnancy in a Global Context - Angela Bengtson
PHP2480 Selected Topics in Global Health Economics - Omar Galarraga
PHP2720 Implementing Public Health Programs and Interventions in the Global South - Jennifer Pellowski
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

PHP1700 Current Topics in Environmental Health - Karl Kelsey
PHP1710 Climate Change and Human Health - Greg Wellenius 
PHP2220E Topics in Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology - Joseph Braun 

Health Data Science

PHP2517 Applied Multilevel Data Analysis - Joseph Hogan
PHP2550 Practical Data Analysis - Christopher Schmid
PHP2560 Statistical Computing I - Adam Sullivan
PHP2561 Programming for Health Data Science - Neil Sarkar and Elizabeth Chen
PHP2570 Health Data Science Case Studi​es - Constantine Gatsonis 
PHP2610 Causal Inference & Missing Data - Joseph Hogan
PHP2620 Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics - Zhijin Wu
PHP2650 Statistical Learning and Big Data - Xi Luo