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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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COMH 202 - History of Public Health


Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This course will review and analyze community health problems of different historical periods in terms of their political, social and economic patterns. The content provides a historical interpretation of how the theory and practice of public health in today’s world has come to be what it is. Among the topics addressed are prevalence of disease, water supply and sewage disposal, epidemiological theory, occupational health, health education, public health administration, communicable disease control, medical care, and public policy. This material seeks to reveal how the organization of societies facilitates or mitigates the production and transmission of disease. It also asks how populations and groups of individuals go about securing their health. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
May not be taken on a Pass/Fail basis.





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