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MED 254 Engineering Better Health Systems: modeling for public health (HRP 234, HUMBIO 154A)
This course teaches engineering, operations research and modeling techniques to improve public health programs and systems. Students will engage in in-depth study of disease detection and control strategies from a "systems science" perspective, which involves the use of common engineering, operations research, and mathematical modeling techniques such as optimization, queuing theory, Mar.... More Description for MED 254
MED 255 The Responsible Conduct of Research
Forum. How to identify and approach ethical dilemmas that commonly arise in biomedical research. Issues in the practice of research such as in publication and interpretation of data, and issues raised by academic/industry ties. Contemporary debates at the interface of biomedical science and society regarding research on stem cells, bioweapons, genetic testing, human subjects, and vertebrate animal.... More Description for MED 255
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
MED 255C The Responsible Conduct of Research for Clinical and Community Researchers (CHPR 255)
Engages clinical researchers in discussions about ethical issues commonly encountered during their clinical research careers and addresses contemporary debates at the interface of biomedical science and society. Graduate students required to take RCR who are or will be conducting clinical research are encouraged to enroll in this version of the course. Prequisite: research experience recommended.
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Stafford, R. (PI)
MED 256SI Race, Class and Global Health (CSRE 256SI)
This course's goal is to critically engage students in the socioeconomic and racial disparities in healthcare outcomes and encourage students to think broadly about the complex relationship between institutions, healthcare providers, socioeconomic status, and race/ethnicity. The topics will center on conceptual issues important for understanding how socioeconomic and minority status can lead to po.... More Description for MED 256SI
Instructors: Stafford, R. (PI)
MED 258A Policy Advocacy in Community Health
In order to affect broad-based change in the health of populations, advocates must look upstream to the social and economic factors that impact health. Most powerful among these factors are the policies that shape our lives and the context in which we make individual and collective decisions. This course gives students the skills and tools to influence the policy process through various avenues,.... More Description for MED 258A
Instructors: Stafford, R. (PI)
MED 262 Economics of Health Improvement in Developing Countries (ECON 127)
Application of economic paradigms and empirical methods to health improvement in developing countries. Emphasis is on unifying analytic frameworks and evaluation of empirical evidence. How economic views differ from public health, medicine, and epidemiology; analytic paradigms for health and population change; the demand for health; the role of health in international development. Prerequisites: E.... More Description for MED 262
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 5 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Alsan, M. (PI)
MED 263 Advanced Decision Science Methods and Modeling in Health (HRP 263)
Advanced methods currently used in published model-based cost-effectiveness analyses in medicine and public health, both theory and technical applications. Topics include: Markov and microsimulation models, model calibration and evaluation, and probabilistic sensitivity analyses. Prerequisites: a course in probability, a course in statistics or biostatistics, a course on cost-effectiveness such a.... More Description for MED 263
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. (PI)
MED 264 Social Epidemiology
Preference to graduate students with prior coursework in Epidemiology. Focuses on understanding the theory and empirical evidence that shows support for the relationships between social environments and health. Covers four main topics: the historical development of social epidemiology, and a survey of the major theories in social epidemiology; the three main empirical approaches used to generate n.... More Description for MED 264
Instructors: Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. (PI)
MED 265 Advanced Topics in the Economics of Health and Medical Care (HRP 257)
Emphasis is on research studies in health economics. Seminar style course focuses on Health Economics. To be taken with HRP 256. Students will be expected to read and present papers to the group and discuss concepts with faculty. Restricted to second year PhD students in economics & economics-related disciplines.
Instructors: Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. (PI)
MED 266 Literacy: A Fundamental Human Right Toward Health and Advocacy
This is a Community Engaged learning seminar style course that meets once a week for an hour and a half. We will have seminar discussions and readings related to local health literacy issues, and the systemic factors affecting health literacy through collaborative problem-solving processes through course readings and community engagement experiences. Emphasis will be on active learning, with assi.... More Description for MED 266
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Gabali, C. (PI)
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