Additional Winter 2023 course offered on research in population health (see course roster)
November 22, 2022
Winter 2023 undergraduate course highlights UW population health research
The Population Health Initiative is continuing its partnership with the University of Washington’s Undergraduate Research Program (URP) to offer a series of faculty-led lectures during winter quarter 2023 focused on the three pillars of population health: human health, environmental resilience and social and economic equity.
The Research Exposed! (General Studies 391 D) course will feature faculty from a range of disciplines discussing their population health-related research. Undergraduates may take this course for credit (i.e., one credit/quarter; three quarters max). Each lecture is open to all interested faculty, students, staﬀ, alumni and members of the community.
The course will meet Wednesdays from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. in Paccar Hall 391. The speakers and topics for this quarter are:
Introduction to population health
Population Health Initiative
|1/11||Ali Mokdad||The Global Burden of Disease: Understanding health disparities||Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation|
|1/18||Jane J. Lee||Disparities among racial/ethnic and immigrant populations||School of Social Work|
|1/25||Alissa Bilfield||Sustainability and social entrepreneurship in the coffee and tea industries||School of Public Health|
|2/1||Karin D. Martin||Racial disparities in the criminal justice system||Evans School of Public Policy & Governance|
|2/8||Edmundo Aguilar||Equity in education||College of Education|
|2/15||Himanshu Grover||Planning for development of safe, equitable, and sustainable communities||College of Built Environments|
|2/21||Donald Chi||Eliminating inequalities and improving oral health for vulnerable populations||School of Dentistry|
|3/1||Sophie Pierszalowski and students||Undergraduate research panel||URP|
|3/8||Library Staff||Undergraduate research tutorial||UW Libraries|
This course is sponsored by Undergraduate Academic Aﬀairs, the Undergraduate Research Program and the Population Health Initiative.