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Seminars in Research in Public Mental Health

1st Term
Mental Health
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Synchronous Online
Class Time(s)
Wednesday, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Integrates academic training with current research in public mental health, including etiological, epidemiologic and intervention research for mental and behavioral disorders across the lifespan. Features presentations by researchers from JHU and other research and practice institutions on the results of state of the art investigations of mental and behavioral health problems and issues of public health significance, emphasizing experimental design and methodology for analysis and discussion.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Cite examples of current research, policy, or practice in the field of public mental health
  2. Identify areas of interest for current and future research
  3. Recognize the features of engaging presentations and participate in discussions with fellow researchers
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 40% Participation
  • 60% End of Term Survey
Enrollment Restriction
Only open to DMH Postdocs, PhD and MHS students.
Special Comments

This is the virtual/online section of a course also held onsite. You are responsible for the modality in which you are registering.