380.870.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 99 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
  • Course Description

    Provides students with the opportunity to receive academic credit for direct involvement in public health practice activities such as: on-site placement with a public health agency, community organization, or academic center involving active participation in public health practice activities; Development of public health practice or policy recommendations based upon current research findings (translation); advocacy activities, for example, testifying in the legislature, and presenting data for the purpose of influencing public health policy or practice; preparation and conduct of a presentation related to a public health problem for a broad audience, including public health practitioners, community members, and other professionals; and direct participation in the activities of community boards or advisory groups.

  • Intended Audience

    PFHS students, including MPH students in the PFHS concentration areas.

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Students will be evaluated on the product related to the practice experience negotiated with the faculty preceptor.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    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 Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.