301.861.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 1 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    At the conclusion of this seminar series, students will be: Knowledgable of the faculty of Health and Public Policy and their research and practice interests. Familiar with the literature that pertains to HPP subject areas. Provided with a forum for discussing that literature and for understanding relationships between health policy and other areas within public health. Exposed to an environment that welcomes and promotes a strong, engaged cohort of doctoral students within the HPP faculty. Have identified and developed skills that facilitate the translation of public health research into policy and practice.
  • Course Description

    Reviews and critiques current literature in health and public policy and evaluates studies from a methodological and conceptual basis.

  • Intended Audience

    HPP PhD students

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on critiques of current papers.

    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.