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PUBH.5010 Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health (Formerly PUBH 501)

Id: 038621 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course introduces core concepts of social and behavioral determinants of health and provides a foundation for the analysis of social, political and economic influences on health and their role in contributing to health inequities. The core functions of public health and essential services are discussed as well as the history of public health, its philosophy and values. Upstream and downstream reforms to addressing fundamental determinants are evaluated. The influence of behavioral and psychological factors on health and disease are analyzed.

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