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EPID 600 - Introduction to Public Health Practice - Summer 2017


Course Syllabus

Lesson prepared by

 
Week of study
Topic

 

Kim Buttery MD

 

Week of
May 22
 

INTRODUCTORY Session, May 23rd.
Capital One Bldg - Classroom Room 827 (This is the only classroom session)
at 5 pm. Attendance mandatory
(unless you will be taking the course from outside the Richmond Metro area) .

Administration - Course Objectives
Introduction (History of public health and setting goals)


Jane L Moore MPH
Kim Buttery
 

 

Week of
May 29

Communicable Disease
HIV-AIDS-STDS
Substance Abuse
TB
Immunization Issues

Kim Buttery
Jeff Stover

 


Week of
June 5
 

Community Assessment
Methodology 1
Methodology 2
Example Assessments
Mental Health Programs

John Quillin Ph.D.

Heather Creswick, M.S. 

 


Week of
June 12
 


Introduction to Genetics

 Diane Woolard Ph. D

 

 

Week of
June 19
 

Surveillance
Why Surveillance
Types of Surveillance
Surveillance Examples
Mental Health funding/goals

Mid Term Exam Due June 24

Kim Buttery. 

 


Week of
June 26

Chronic Disease
Why a Public Health Issue?
Extent of the problem
Financial Effect on the HC System

David Compton MD MPH
Leonard Vance Ph.D. CIH
Kim Buttery


Week of
July 3

Occupational Health/Industrial Hygiene
Occupational Medicine
and Industrial Hygiene

Julia Murphy DVM, MS, DACVP

Kim Buttery

 

 

Week of
July 10
 

Zoonoses & Animal Control
Zoonotic Diseases
Zoonoses Examples
Animal Control

Duke Price, M.Ed., REHS 
Horace Parham R.S.
Kim Buttery

 

Week of
July 17
 

Home Water/Sewage Systems
Food Service, State Health Laws
Food Service Inspection


Kim Buttery MD

 

 

Week of
July 24  

Primary Care
The Physician
Case Management
Epidemiology of Primary Care
Primary Care Access

Deborah Harris MPH, RD, CDE.
Bethany Geldmaker Ph.D.
Joan Corder-Mabe RN MPH

 

 

Week of
July 31
 

Women’s & Children’s Programs
Women’s Health Care
Children’s Services
Perinatal Programs
FINAL EXAM

 

Jack O. Lanier Dr. PH

 

Week of
August 7  

Uninsured Populations
 or
Health Care Reform
The Richmond Safety Net
Joint Commission on Health Care (pdf)

Final Exam DUE Friday, August 11 at 5 PM

The above lectures are supported by this
Set of Essays focusing on a Local Health Department's Functions
Same set of essays as PDF booklet

Each lecture (Topic) will be supplemented by weblinks specific for the session