223.860.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 1 Credit(s)
M 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    The student will be able to: 1) Evaluate the scope of international disease prevention and control research and practice through interactions with faculty and guest speakers; 2) Integrate knowledge/skills application in preparation for field work--understand the relevance of the underlying knowledge and principles; 3) Use problem solving methods to address public health issues presented by guest lecturers; 4) Identify and examine internship opportunities related to disease prevention and control for developing country populations or underserved populations; 5) Participate in ongoing academic mentoring; 6) Incorporate concepts into case studies in preparation for MHS exam; and 7) Provide feedback on coursework. Emphasis is on communication, team work, analytical thinking, problem solving, independent responsibility for learning, sharing information, respect for others. Public Health as team work -- each student (team member) has something to contribute.
  • Course Description

    Global Disease Epidemiology and Control faculty present ongoing research and program activities and doctoral students present their research interests and findings. Seminar may be used occasionally for administrative or academic matters.

  • Intended Audience

    First year MSPH students in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program area

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on attendance and class participation.

    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.