Introduces the 12 foundational competency areas of public health endorsed by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Prepares School of Public Health students for further study and work in public health. Emphasis on science and practice of public health and factors related to public health, including environmental, biological, behavioral, psychological, social, political, economic,…
History, organization, and effectiveness of U.S. healthcare and public health systems. Determinants of health, need, and utilization. Public and private financing. Supply and provision of personal and public health services. Managed care. Government and private sector roles. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.