Oct 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Course Catalog 
    
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NUTR 501 - Foundations of Public Health


3 Credits
Public health is responsible for much of the increase in health and life expectancy during the last century, and continues to have an essential role in promoting and maintaining population health. This purpose of the course is to provide students with knowledge of the history, purpose, core functions, orgnization, and applications of public health practice. Students will be introduced to the core disciplines of public health and become farmiliar with the tools and analytic techniques used to address current problems in public health practice. During the course, students will be challenged to think critically about current problems in public health. Application of public health research and practice to other health disciplines will be emphasized throughout the course.



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