Latino Health: Measures and Predictors
Health, Behavior and Society
2023 - 2024
Friday, 1:30 - 4:20pm
Examines the measures and predictors of health for the US Latino population. Learns how psychosocial and other individual-level factors, as well as socio-political, community, and health care delivery factors influence an individual’s success in accessing the health care system in a sustainable manner. Learns key steps to design, implement, and evaluate health care programs working to decrease the health disparities gap faced by Latinos in the US, by using case studies that take into consideration the heterogeneity of the Latino population.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Describe some of the known reasons for the health disparities gap specific to the Latino population;
- Evaluate the quality and limitations of existing measures to assess Latino health;
- Develop a conceptual model to guide the design, implementation, and evaluation of public health programs targeting the Latino population in the US.
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 20% Presentation(s)
- 10% Participation
- 40% Group Presentation
- 30% Final Exam
This is the virtual/online section of a course also held onsite. You are responsible for the modality in which you register.