This course will expose students to critical issues in global health, emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach to investigating global health
problems. The concepts and issues of global health will be considered as well as emerging issues and future concerns. Selected critical global topics include the following: environmental health, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, nutrition, mental health, as well as common prevention and adaptation strategies employed worldwide. Assessment covers the principles and methods used in evaluating human health risks from environmental hazards, including quantitative and qualitative aspects of hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment, and risk characterization.