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At the University of Cincinnati, there is considerable interest among students in understanding how diseases, workplace injury, and environmental exposures impact public health.
In 2008, the first graduate students were enrolled in the Masters of Public Health (MPH) program. With the
creation of the global health track within the MPH program, there are now more opportunities for students to participate in practical global health experiences. A recent webinar - MPH Global
Health Practicums - conducted by Child Family Health International in collaboration with UC's MPH program can be accessed online.
The McMicken College of Arts & Sciences has created the Certificate in Global Health Studies for undergraduates
interested in improving their knowledge of global health issues.
Several courses have been designed to accommodate the global and public interests of UC students at multiple levels. Additionally, undergraduate and graduate students international experiences should contact UC International for
information on planning their time abroad and to learn about various forms of financial support.
PH 8070 - Global and International Health Systems:
This course aims to provide an overview of global health problems and national and international health systems including economic, political, and cultural factors shaping population health and organization of healthcare within countries and globally.
This course addressed many of the key issues in global health including global health inequalities, socioeconomic context of health and disease, the spread of infectious diseases, maternal and child health, behavioral/mental health, cross-national
comparisons, science and technology issues, and national and global health payers and players. Course director: Chuck
PH 8075 / POL 6031 - Global Health and
This course aims to describe the relevance of global health and international politics, how humanitarian crisis due to conflict can cause challenges to healthcare systems and how diplomacy is brought to the forefront using real-world events in
addressing these challenges, discuss the application of legal and ethical principles for foreign policy in addressing global health needs and issues, describe how vulnerable populations and disease can influence or be influenced by diplomatic
issues and provide illustrative examples where natural and man-made disasters have influenced or have been influenced by diplomatic solutions. Course director: Chuck Doarn
PMM 6001i - Exploring Public Health in Ghana:
This course provides students with experiential learning opportunities in public health and infectious diseases with a focus on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. This course includes a required 12-14 day study tour to Ghana and is open to students
at all levels, including undergraduate, Masters, PhD, and medical students. Students interested in this course should contact the course director - Jason Blackard
MED 4050i / PMM 7050i - Public Health in Southern Africa:
This course provides students with experiential learning opportunities in public health and infectious diseases with a focus on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. This course includes a required 14-day study tour to South Africa and/or Botswana
and is open to students at all levels, including undergraduate, Masters, PhD, and medical students. Students interested in this course should contact the course director - Jason Blackard
MED 4052i / PMM 6003i - Medicine and Public Health in
This course will provide students with hands-on, applied learning experience in public health, health care, and medicine in China. This course includes a required 12–14-day study tour to Chongqing and Beijing, China and is open to
students at all levels, including undergraduate, Masters, PhD, and medical students. Students interested in this course should contact the course director - Jason
PD 3045 - Exploring Global Health
This course will prepare students for a specific global health internship. Isolated versus collective impact, perspectives on American students abroad, poverty, power and privilege, participatory observation and critical engagement, voluntourism,
human rights, and advocacy will be discussed with supporting readings. Explicit attention will be dedicated to the topics of medical and service-learning ethics, safety, and reflection for learning. Leadership and team dynamics exercises
will be incorporated when appropriate. Students will be required to coordinate with UC International Programs as a part of this course as well as conduct in-depth research into the customs, culture, and challenges of the country/countries
to which they will be traveling for their internship. Students interested in this course should contact the course director - Robin Selzer.
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