UW Epidemiology is excited to offer the following undergraduate courses for Autumn 2016.
EPI 220 – Sexually Transmitted Infections: Causes & Consequences
Who gets STIs and why? How do you prevent and treat STIs? What new STIs have recently emerged? In this course, you will:
• Identify populations at risk for STIs
• Gain familiarity with infectious disease epidemiology
• Outline risk factors for STI & HIV infection
• Evaluate STI prevention interventions
No prerequisites. All majors are encouraged to enroll. This is a great course for students preparing for the public health major. A basic understanding of biology is required. Areas of Knowledge: I&S, NW, & QSR.
SLN: 14671; 5 credits; Lecture meets: T/Th 3:00–4:20 p.m. in the HSB; Quiz meets: F 11:30–12:20 p.m. or F 12:30-1:20 p.m. in the HSB; Instructor: Lisa Manhart
EPI 221 – Maternal & Child Health – A Population Health Approach
This course will provide a public health perspective of maternal and child health. In this course, you will:
• Describe indicators of maternal, infant, and child health
• Explore causes of pregnancy complications and poor infant and child health outcomes
• Discuss the impact of maternal and child health over the life course
No prerequisites. All majors are encouraged to enroll. This is a great course for students preparing for the public health major. Areas of Knowledge: NW.
SLN: 22554; 5 credits; Lecture meets T/Th 9:00-10:20 a.m. in the HSB; Quiz meets F 2:30-3:20 p.m. in the HSB; Instructors: Daniel Enquobahrie & Victoria Holt