Intro to Public Health

Public health aims to understand the occurrence and causes of disease within populations with the goal of prevention and health promotion, through changes in individual behavior, control of infectious disease and environmental health factors, and social and political organization for health improvement. The aim will be to describe the patterns of selected diseases in populations, to explain the causation of disease at the cell/physiological to social levels, to predict disease occurrence and to control disease through prevention strategies aimed at individuals, communities and governments. Fulfills: Mathematics/Science distribution requirement. STEM requirement and X in LS Core.

School

Health Sciences

Program

Health Sciences

Course Number

HSC3302C

Section

A

Instructor

Sarah Benes

Credits

4

Type

Online - Asynchronous

Start – End Dates

01/04/2020-01/20/2021 (2 weeks)

Student Registration Link

https://mymack.merrimack.edu/ics/myMack_Home/

Other Registration Link

https://gps.merrimack.edu/register/?id=22d0949a-7368-4e24-8d30-04844795b2d6