NUTRITION AND LIFE STAGES Syllabus

222.655.01 | AY 2012-2013 - 3rd Term | 3 Credit(s)
MW 1:30:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Faculty
    Parul Christian
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • apply principles of nutrition in the context of human growth and development
    • integrate human physiology and development, psychosocial factors, and nutrition through in-depth study of a nutrition/life stage issue
    • interpret and critique scientific literature
  • Course Description
    Reviews stages of human development as a prism for understanding human nutrition. Discussions focus on various life stages, highlighting the biological, social and behavioral changes that influence the transitions in nutrition between life stages. Identifies key nutritional considerations for optimal human growth and development. Discusses early nutritional influences on health and well-being later in life.
  • Methods of Assessment
    Student evaluation based on class participation and written assignments.
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services
    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact the Office of Student Life Services at 410-955-3034 or via email at dss@jhsph.edu.