Health and Human Migration

3 credits


Public Health
School of Health Professions

(cross-leveled with P_HLTH 7630). Public health professions have considerable interest in understanding the unique health concerns of immigrants in order to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong life in this specific population and in the population as a whole. This course will be based on readings in the peer-reviewed literature, discussion in a seminar format, observations/interviews, and guest speakers on topics of importance when considering issues of public health particular to immigrant communities. Graded on A-F basis only.