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PFRH Special Studies in Public Health Practice

East Baltimore
4th Term
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Variable Credit
Academic Year
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
Provides students with the opportunity to receive academic or practicum experience for direct involvement in public health practice activities such as: on-site placement with a public health agency, community organization, or academic center involving active participation in public health practice activities; Development of public health practice or policy recommendations based upon current research findings (translation); advocacy activities, for example, testifying in the legislature, and presenting data for the purpose of influencing public health policy or practice; preparation and conduct of a presentation related to a public health problem for a broad audience, including public health practitioners, community members, and other professionals; and direct participation in the activities of community boards or advisory groups.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Identify areas of interest for current and future research
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 50% Participation
  • 50% Assignments