410.641.17 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 3 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
    Frances A. Stillman
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Understand potential barriers and challenges in implementing tobacco control research projects and interventions, both policy and programmatic
    • Describe solutions to overcoming challenges like those experienced
    • Describe the benefits of networks and partnerships in implementing tobacco control policies and programs
    • Describe the benefits of program evaluation for improving programs and assessing impact and developing sustainable programs
    • Learn how to effectively communicate public health interventions and policy suggestions to key policymakers, the media, and the public
  • Course Description
    Studies global tobacco control methods in depth. Focuses on designing, implementing, and evaluating tobacco control interventions based on the need of a specific region or country. Highlights the use of multi-level solutions linking policy, communication, prevention, education, regulation, advocacy, and community organizing to address the interdisciplinary problem of tobacco use. Examines the aspects of tobacco use and tobacco control through lectures, case studies, presentations, and discussion.
  • Intended Audience
    Institute participants and JHSPH students
  • Methods of Assessment
    Short paper
  • Course Schedule

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

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