Global health is an inherently interdisciplinary field exploring the major health problems, interventions, and policies impacting today’s world. The Department of Global Health therefore offers a wide assortment of coursework, all of which emphasizes the multidimensional character of human health.  We strive to provide students with robust analytical, intellectual, critical thinking, and practical skill sets through which to challenge health problems, preparing our students to be the next generation of leaders in the field.

The following courses are currently offered through the Department of Global Health. Please check back often as courses are always being added and sometimes removed. For an up-to-date listing of quarterly course availability, please refer to the Time Schedule. Courses that are 100 to 400 level are for undergraduate students. Courses 500 and above are for graduate students.

Projected Course Schedule for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

(Please note: All schedules subject to change)

G H 101/GEOG/JSIS B 180 Introduction to Global Health: Disparities, Determinants, Policies, and Outcomes (5 cr) Faubion (distance learning only)
GH 201 Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health (1 cr) Citrin
G H 399 Global Health Study Abroad (1-5 cr, max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H 401 Core Topics in Global Health (1 cr) Pavlinac
G H 454 Bioengineering Solutions to Improve the Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (1 cr) Shumays
G H 456 Global Mental Health (3 cr) Rao
G H 499 Undergraduate Research (1-5 cr, max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H 501 Core Topics in Global Health (1 cr) Pavlinac
G H 511 Problems in Global Health (3 - 4 cr) Gloyd, Mugwanya
G H 532/EPI 586 Responsible Conduct of Research: Global and Local (3 cr) FarquharDrake  |  short course - early fall start
G H 535 Advanced Methods for Global Health I (4) Weiner
G H 539 Methods, Tools and Data in Global Health (2 cr) Gakidou | short course - early fall start
G H 554 Bioengineering Solutions to Improve the Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (1-2 cr) Shumays
G H 556 Global Mental Health (2-3 cr) Rao
G H 562/EPI/MED 530 AIDS: A Multidisciplinary Approach (2 cr) Farquhar, Katz
G H 566/PABIO 551 Biochemistry and Genetics of Pathogens and Their Hosts (4 cr) CampbellRajagopal
G H 575 Global Health Leadership for the Clinician (3 cr) RoxbyFarquhar | short course - early fall start
G H 576 Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies (2 cr)  Townes |  short course - early fall start
G H 600 Independent Study or Research (variable credit) DGH Faculty

 

G H 101/GEOG/JSIS B 180 Introduction to Global Health: Disparities, Determinants, Policies & Outcomes (5 cr) Faubion (Distance learning only)
G H/ENV H 220 Global Environmental Change & Public Health (3 cr) Ebi
G H 305 Global Health & Justice (3 cr) RivinWest
G H 399 Global Health Study Abroad (1-5 cr, max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H 402 Contemporary Issues in Global Health (1 cr) Pavlinac
G H 410 Advanced Biologic Principles of Global Diseases (3 cr) Coler
G H/ENV H 418 Understanding & Managing the Health Risks of Climate Change (3 cr) Ebi
G H 499 Undergraduate Research (1-5 cr max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H 502 Contemporary Issues in Global Health (1 cr) Pavlinac
G H/ENV H 518 Understanding & Managing the Health Risks of Climate Change (3 cr) Ebi
G H 536 Advanced Methods in Global Health II (3 cr) Cromwell
G H 543/PHARM 581 Global Health Pharmacy: Medicines, Practice & Policy (2 cr) StergachisBabigumira 
G H/HSERV 544 Maternal & Child Health in Low & Middle Income Countries (3 cr) Denno
G H 590 Global Mental Health Seminar (1 cr) Collins 
G H 600 Independent Study or Research (variable credit) DGH Faculty

 

 

G H 101/GEOG/JSIS B 180 Introduction to Global Health: Disparities, Determinants, Policies & Outcomes (5 cr) Gloyd
G H 210 Confronting Global Diseases: Introductory Biologic Principles & Context (3 cr) Parsons, Herbeck
G H 307 Introduction to Implementation Science for Global Health (5 cr) Weiner, Mugambi
G H 399 Global Health Study Abroad (1-5 cr, max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H/HSERV 415 War & Health (4 cr) Kanter, Hagopian
G H 419/B H 488 Global Perspectives in Bioethics (3 cr) Jecker
G H 446 Global Perspectives on Reproductive Health (3 cr) Drake, Unger
G H/HSERV 482 Health of Populations (4 cr) Bezruchka
G H 499 Undergraduate Research (1-5 cr max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H 514 Global Societal Determinants of Health (2-3 cr) Bezruchka 
G H/HSERV 515 War & Health (4 cr) Kanter, Hagopian
G H 517/LAW H 506 International Bioethics, Social Justice & Health Seminar (1 cr) Rivin
G H 519/B H 588 Global Perspectives in Bioethics (3 cr) Jecker
G H 523 Policy Development & Advocacy for Global Health (3 cr) Lane
G H 524 Project Management in Global Health (3 cr) Downer
G H 533/CS&SS 527/HSERV 527 Survey Research Methods (4 cr) Edwards
G H 537 Advanced Methods of Global Health III (3 cr) Wagenaar
G H 538/HSERV 521/ANTH 519 Advanced Qualitative Methods in Anthropology & Public Health (5 cr) Pfeiffer  |  even years only
G H 541 Fundamentals of Implementation Science in Global Health (4 cr) Sherr, Wasserheit 
G H 546 Global Perspectives on Reproductive Health (3 cr) Drake, Unger
G H 547 Adolescent Health in Low-Resource Settings (1 cr) Ronen
G H 549 Global Laboratory Systems (1 cr) Perrone, Soge
G H/MED 561 Tropical Medicine (1 cr) Buckner, Cohen
G H 563/EPI 549 HIV/STI Prevention Research Methods (3 cr) Heffron, Roxby
G H 573 Clinical Management of HIV (2-3 cr) Kim  | also offered via distance learning
G H 590 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health (4 cr) Pfeiffer  |  odd years only
G H 590 Principles of Costing for Global Health (1 cr) Levin
G H 590 Disease Diagnosis, Surveillance & Response - Role of Medical Labs in a Public Health System (1 cr) Perrone, Soge
G H 590/PHARM 582 Special Topics in Global Health Pharmacy and Medical Products (1-3 cr) Stergachis, Downing (note: students can take 1, 2, or 3 segments of course) Assessing The Cost Effectiveness of Medical Interventions In Resource Poor
G H 600 Independent Study or Research (variable credit) DGH Faculty

G H 399 Global Health Study Abroad (1-5 cr, max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H 499 Undergraduate Research (1-5 cr, max. 15) DGH Faculty
G H 560 Principles of STD/HIV Research (2 cr) Graham, Winer
G H 572 Global Health Fieldwork: Preparation, Integration, Reentry (2 cr) Graham 
G H 590 Introduction to Implementation Science for STDs/HIV (1 cr) Rubin Means  |  one-day short course
G H 600 Independent Study or Research (variable credit) DGH Faculty