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PEDS 51N How Discovery and Innovation Have Transformed Medicine
Topics include the science behind vaccines and why some refuse vaccination, how antibiotics are discovered and what can be done about increasing resistance to antibiotics, stem cells and their potential use, the role of genomics in modern medicine, development of drugs to treat HIV/AIDS, discovery of surfactant, personal responsibility in health and wellness and how technology relates to the ".... More Description for PEDS 51N
PEDS 60Q Famine in the Modern World
This seminar is devoted to an investigation of famine ¿ mass starvation ¿ which throughout recorded history has been more lethal than war. Students will assess the relative weight of natural, economic, and political factors as causes of famine over the past two centuries. Students will acquire a background into the central facts about and controversies surrounding the major famines.... More Description for PEDS 60Q
PEDS 65N Understanding Children's Health Disparities
The social and economic factors that affect children and their health status. The principal sources of disparities in the health of children in the U.S. are not biologic, but social and economic. Topics include ethnic, cultural, and behavioral factors that affect children's health, both directly and indirectly; lack of health insurance; and current proposals for health care reform, focusing speci.... More Description for PEDS 65N
Terms: 2016-2017 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Barr, D. (PI)
PEDS 65Q Understanding Children's Health Disparities
The social and economic factors that affect children and their health status. The principal sources of disparities in the health of children in the U.S. are not biologic, but social and economic. Topics include ethnic, cultural, and behavioral factors that affect children's health, both directly and indirectly; lack of health insurance; and current proposals for health care reform, focusing speci.... More Description for PEDS 65Q
Instructors: Barr, D. (PI)
PEDS 102 Pre-field Course for Ghana Impact Abroad in Public Health and Children's Health
Enrollment restricted to undergraduates participating in Impact Abroad's Ghana Program. Focus is on understanding service-learning principles and the historical, social and political context of Ghana's health system.
Terms: 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Darmstadt, G. (PI)
PEDS 105 Health Promotion and the Campus Culture (PEDS 215)
Multidisciplinary perspectives of public health and health psychology. The prevalence of health risk behaviors on the contemporary college campus and the challenges of risk reduction. Students apply theoretical frameworks to peer health promotion campus projects. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: consent of instructor prior to first meeting.
Terms: 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Pertofsky, C. (PI)
PEDS 106 Exploring Happiness and Health (PEDS 206)
Evidence-based research findings, theoretical concepts and applied experiences related to emotional well-being, and physical and mental health. Topics include basic cognitive neuroscience and psychological research in pro-social emotions, such as gratitude, compassion, forgiveness and mindfulness practice. Course offers lecture, readings, and applied practices that enhance mental health, resil.... More Description for PEDS 106
Terms: 2016-2017 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
PEDS 116 Alcohol Issues and the Campus Culture
Multidisciplinary perspectives of public health, health psychology, and sociology. The prevalence and scope of alcohol-related problems; challenges of risk reduction and intervention strategies. Students apply theoretical frameworks to alcohol-related research topics and projects. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: consent of instructor following first meeting.
Terms: 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Castro, R. (PI)
PEDS 118 The Art of Creating Digital Health Education Content (PEDS 218)
Online educational content is becoming an increasingly important part of the way in which people learn. This course explores the process of making digital health education videos aimed at effectively supporting the learning of medical students, undergraduates, international community health workers and the general public. Knowing how to engage learners and effectively deliver important health educ.... More Description for PEDS 118
Instructors: Castro, R. (PI)
PEDS 130 Pediatrics Journal Club (PEDS 230)
Open to MD, graduate, and undergraduate students. Each session focuses on a current article in pediatric medicine. Discussions led by faculty experts in the area covered that session. Topics may range widely, depending on the available lieterature and students' interests. Students are expected to review the chosen article before class and participate in discussion. Discussion includes methodology.... More Description for PEDS 130
Terms: 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Cohen, R. (PI)
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