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PUBPOL 210/PUBHLTH 200

PUBPOL 210/PUBHLTH 200: Health and Society

Wednesday
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Winter 2020
4:00-5:00 pm EDT

Health and Society:  Introduction to Public Health --- This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the major issues of health and health care in the United States - what they are, what determines them, and how they can be altered. 

PUBPOL 534

PUBPOL 534.001: Economics of Developing Countries

Dean Yang
Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2015
10:00-11:30 am EDT

This course surveys what we do and don't know about economic growth and poverty alleviation in developing countries. We begin by discussing alternative perspectives on the goals of development.

PUBPOL 210

PUBPOL 210.001: Health and Society: Introduction to Public Health

Tuesday, Thursday
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Fall 2015
2:30-4:00 pm EDT

This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the major issues of health and health care in the United States — what they are, what determines them, and how they can be altered. In so doing, the course surveys the field of public health.

State & Hill

The Last Word: Lantz on COVID-19 policy

Dec 9, 2020
Paula Lantz, associate dean for academic affairs and the James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy, is a social epidemiologist. She talks with S&H about COVID, inequality, and what’s to come. State & Hill: We are 10 months into the global...

Mapping Ebola to combat its spread

Sep 3, 2014
On August 18, Dr. Dan Kelly published an op-ed in the San Francisco Gate. His friend and colleague, a medical doctor, had died in Sierra Leone after serving an Ebola patient without protective gear. It wasn’t negligence, wrote Kelly, an infectious...
State & Hill

From Ann Arbor, Michigan to the Blue Mountains of Jamaica

Dec 6, 2010
This spring, two Ford School students traveled to Jamaica's Blue Mountains. Their goal: to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of a free clinic run by the Blue Mountain Project. The Blue Mountain summit is the highest in Jamaica: the mossy...