Epi 566 Current Issues in Public Health
This is a core course for students in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics track of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health MPH program. It is designed to introduce students to public health in a seminar-style (presentation and discussion) exploration of the basic principles, structures, and functions of public health, and selected important issues of public health relevance. The course also addresses competencies in public health communication for diverse audiences through a variety of exercises using different communication strategies. Public health and preventive medicine professionals from OHSU, PSU, the School of Public Health, and the community will present and facilitate discussions of their work and perspectives related to these public health topics and issues.