PBH 300 - Introduction to Public Health Policy

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: ENG 101, PBH 110)

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of public health policy development, implementation and evaluation. Students will examine existing public health systems in the United States including governmental, private and non-profit based services. Students will understand the fundamental issues in modern public health policy and explore the role of public health advocacy in setting health policy priorities. (Sp, Su)