About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for ETHICAL ISSUES IN PUBLIC HEALTH (306.655.01), a course offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Course Description

Lectures and small group discussions focus on ethical theory and current ethical issues in public health and health policy.

Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify and define moral issues in the context of public health practice
  • distinguish between a moral issue or argument and other types of issues or arguments
  • articulate moral arguments for or against public health policies or practices

Course Time

Mon Wed   10:30 AM to 11:50 AM

Course Faculty
Intended Audience

graduate students

Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation is based primarily on class participation and a paper evaluating ethical issues in the student's area of public health specialization.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

Administrative Contact

Jeff Kahn
E-mail: jkhan@jhsph.edu