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MED 226 Practical Approaches to Global Health Research (HRP 237, IPS 290)
How do you come up with an idea for health research overseas? How do you develop a research question, concept note, and get your project funded? How do you manage personnel in the field, difficult cultural situations, or unexpected problems? How do you create a sampling strategy, select a study design, and ensure ethical conduct with human subjects? This course takes students through the process o.... More Description for MED 226
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Luby, S. (PI)
MED 227 Bedside Ultrasound
For preclinical or clinical medical students, and others with permission. Introduces students to diagnostic ultrasound at the bedside. The normal anatomy of the heart, abdomen, and pelvis pertinent to ultrasound is taught. Some pathology involving these areas is also introduced. As the students' proficiency increases, those electing to can visit the Pacific Free Clinic to be introduced to scanning.... More Description for MED 227
Instructors: Luby, S. (PI)
MED 228 Physicians and Social Responsibility
Social and political context of the roles of physicians and health professionals in social change; policy, advocacy, and shaping public attitudes. How physicians have influenced governmental policy on nuclear arms proliferation; environmental health concerns; physicians in government; activism through research; the effects of poverty on health; homelessness; and gun violence. Guest speakers from .... More Description for MED 228
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Laws, A. (PI)
MED 229 Introduction to Global Health
Provides an overview of global health and how it is similar to and different from public health and tropical medicine. Topics include the evolution, economics, politics of global health, major players in global health, and issues of geography, politics, humanitarianism, human rights, science, research, culture and disease.
Instructors: Laws, A. (PI)
MED 232 Discussions in Global Health
The goal of this interactive series is to encourage students to think broadly about the variety of activities encompassed within global health and the roles of various entities, including NGOs, governments, and healthcare providers, in responding to large-scale health crises, building health systems, and caring for patients in developing countries. Examines challenges in global health such as orga.... More Description for MED 232
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
MED 233 Global Health: Beyond Diseases and International Organizations
Provides multidisciplinary trainees insight into over-arching themes of global health. Topics include systemic issues affecting healthcare progress globally, ethical and thoughtful approaches to solving these issues, as well as economics, water sanitation, public health, organizations in global health, human rights, involvement in NGOs, ethics of overseas work, and other non-medical aspects of thi.... More Description for MED 233
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
MED 234 Literature and Global Health (AFRICAAM 229, AFRICAST 229, COMPLIT 229, CSRE 129B, FRENCH 229, HUMBIO 175L)
This course examines the ways writers in literature and medicine have used the narrative form to explore the ethics of care in what has been called the developing world. We will begin with a call made by the editor-in-chief of The Lancet for a literature of global health, namely fiction modeled on the social reform novels of the nineteenth century, understood to have helped readers develop a consc.... More Description for MED 234
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Ikoku, A. (PI)
MED 235 Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (AFRICAST 135, AFRICAST 235, EDUC 135, EDUC 335, HRP 235, HUMBIO 26)
The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students insights into understanding how to effectively develop, evaluate, and scale social ventu.... More Description for MED 235
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
MED 236 Economics of Infectious Disease and Global Health (HUMBIO 124E)
Introduction to global health topics such as childhood health, hygiene, drug resistance, and pharmaceutical industries from an economic development perspective. Introduces economic concepts including decision-making over time, externalities, and incentives as they relate to health. Prerequisite: Human Biology Core or equivalent or consent of the instructor.
MED 237 Health Law: Improving Public Health
(Same as Law 762) Examines how the law can be used to improve the public's health. Major themes explored include: what authority does the government have to regulate in the interest of public health? How are individual rights balanced against this authority? What are the benefits and pitfalls of using laws and litigation to achieve public health goals? Investigates these issues in several contexts.... More Description for MED 237
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Mello, M. (PI)
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