Global Health: Through an Equity Lens (MED 194)

MED
294
Instructors
Barry, M. (PI)
Gilon, Y. (SI)
Tabin, G. (PI)
Section Number
1
In this course, current topics of global health will be discussed while focusing on an equity lens. Topics include decolonizing global health, climate and vulnerable populations, the poverty trap, inequities in reproductive rights, inequities for child health as well as global gender and racial disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sessions will include lectures from experts in the field, student presentations and class discussions. Requirements for the course include attendance and participation in class discussions, a short presentation, and a final paper. This course will be taught by the Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health, Dr. Michele Barry and Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, Professor of Ophthalmology and Global Medicine and co-founder of the Himalayan Cataract Project. Course enrollment is open to graduate students and undergraduate students (2-3 Units).
Grading
Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Units
2-3
Academic Career
Graduate
Course Tags
Health Care Policy - Electives
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Wednesday
Start Time
9:30 AM
End Time
11:20 AM
Location
Departmental Room