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Communicating Public Health Data – CPH 522 / 622

Course Code Credit

CPH 522 / 622

3

Course Information

The purpose of this course is to explore public health surveillance systems; retrieve and analyze data for health disparities and inequities, and develop communication approaches regarding the findings for: the community at risk, the general public, policy makers, and the press. Principles of communicating scientific data to lay audiences and the concept of “place based approaches” as effective framing language will be explored.

Doctoral students register in the CPH 622 section.