About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH ECOLOGY (260.652.01), a course offered by the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Applies basic principles of ecology to public health, focusing on factors related to population growth and regulation and the impacts of behavior, genetics, and evolution on disease patterns. Examines the effects of population processes on disease control by vaccination, chemotherapies, and vector control.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the dynamic interplay of populations within ecosystems
  • Apply and analyze basic parameters to characterize population changes
  • Distinguish major functional categories of parasites Develop appropriate characterizations of model infectious disease systems

Course Time

Tue Thu   1:30 PM to 3:20 PM


A course in advanced biology

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on two exams and participation in class.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

Administrative Contact

Gregory Gurri Glass
E-mail: ggurigl@jhsph.edu