Oct 21, 2019  
Graduate School Course Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Graduate School Course Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INBS 8000 - Health Disparities in Human Diseases (3)


This course provides theoretic and translational tools to prepare students for problem-solving and research in reducing health disparities.  The course examines disparities in health and health outcomes for and among racial/ethnic groups and subgroups.  The course includes review and debate of social, political, economic, cultural, biological, legal and ethical theories related to health disparities from historical and current perspectives in the United States.  The course involves inquiry into health disparities through critical review of diverse evidential data sources, scientific research reports, and assessments of intervention practices.  Students synthesize the knowledge and information on health disparities gained through the course and integrate their learning by presenting realistic study designs for health disparities research.


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