About The Course
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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.

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Course Description

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

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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

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Course Time

Mon Wed   10:30 AM to 11:50 AM

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Course Faculty
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Intended Audience

graduate students

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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

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Administrative Contact

Jeff Kahn
E-mail: jkhan@jhsph.edu

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