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Schedule as of August 23, 2017

Introduction to Population Health provides a population perspective on the multi-level (ecologic) determinants of health, disease and injury; the programs, policies and services that protect and promote health and prevent disease; and the analytic tools used by population health professionals.

Sections
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00457765

TR  11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
George Pearl Hall  P104

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Sue  N  Stone - SStone@salud.unm.edu3 Section Full
Waitlist: 17
Fees: $ 30
60554460

MWF  9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Sara Raynolds Hall  107

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Robert  S  Olds - ROlds@salud.unm.edu31
Fees: $ 30

Global health is concerned with developing theories and methods to understand the roots of social, economic, political and environmental determinants of health, with a focus on the nature of health inequalities across the world.

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00255620

TR  9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Woodward Lecture Hall  149

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Victor  K  Barbiero - vbarbiero@unm.edu3 Section Full
Waitlist: 17

Examine and apply social, cultural, and behavioral theories and models that inform and strengthen population health practice. Theories are used to diagnose health and social problems and plan interventions to improve the public's health. Prerequisite: 101 and 102. Restriction: admitted to B.S. in Population Health.

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00257766

W  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall  318

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
Deborah    Helitzer - Helitzer@salud.unm.edu39

Environmental and occupational health and safety; including regulatory processes, compliance, pollution prevention, drinking water, wastewater management, solid/hazardous waste, air quality, food protection, zoonotic and vector-borne disease control, radiation, injury prevention. Prerequisite: 101 and 102.

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00156241

TR  12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Social Sciences  1111

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
William  F  Athas - WAthas@salud.unm.edu39

This course will introduce basic concepts of health care finance: access, affordability, quality, and portability. Prerequisite: 101 and 102.

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00156971

T  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall  329

Web Enhanced - Combined Lecture/Lab
Ronald    Aldrich - raldrich@unm.edu310

Foundational understanding of scientific paradigms, approaches, methods and designs on population health research; definitions of health research problems at population, community, social group, system and service levels; ethical procedures. Prerequisite: 201 and 210 and 221 and 230 and 240 and 241.

Sections
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CANCELLED
002
60038Lecture/Practice Experience Staff 3 Section Full
Fees: $ 30
00360615

TR  2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall  213

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
Andrew    Rowland - ARowland@salud.unm.edu329
Fees: $ 30

Introduces population health data systems in clinical and public health settings including electronic health records, data standards, legal aspects of health information, coding, and reimbursement. Big healthcare data sources will be explored. Prerequisite: 201 and 210 and 221 and 230 and 240 and 241.

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00159278

M  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall  126

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
Nicholas    Edwardson - niedwardson@salud.unm.edu330
Fees: $ 30

Examine policies and interventions regarding population health outcomes. Methods to predict patient risk and engagement. Quality and safety strategies and benchmarks, and information technology for use in population health management decision support. Prerequisite: 201 and 210 and 221 and 230 and 240 and 241.

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00159279

T  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall  119

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
Jami  D  Frost - jdfrost@unm.edu331
Fees: $ 30

Introduces students to core concepts in population-based primary and secondary prevention strategies for population health issues. Students will critically examine evidence-based guidelines used to informed population health interventions. Prerequisite: 310 and 350 and 360.

Sections
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00160231

W  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall  128

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
Victoria  C  Sanchez - ViSanchez@salud.unm.edu330

Describe and apply assessment and planning processes to determine priorities for population health interventions. Provide overview of planning and development of population health interventions from a systems perspective, with attention to evidence-based, theoretical, ethical approaches. Prerequisite: 420.

Sections
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CANCELLED
001
60034Lecture/Practice Experience Staff 3 Section Full
CANCELLED
002
60227Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience Staff 32
00360971

TR  12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Ortega Hall  153

Web Enhanced - Lecture/Practice Experience
Robert  S  Olds - ROlds@salud.unm.edu330

Concepts of public health related to determinants of health; cultural, social and political concepts of disease; disease prevention; health promotion, including individual behavior change and community based intervention; health policy. Restriction: enrolled in M.P.H. degree program.

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00248188

R  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Health Sciences Center Library  428

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Nina  B  Wallerstein - NWallerstein@salud.unm.eduJonathan    Eldredge - JEldredge@salud.unm.eduAnthony  N  Fleg - AFleg@salud.unm.edu31
Fees: $ 30

Provides an overview of the methods of epidemiologic research. Designed to provide students with the capability of understanding epidemiologic measures of disease occurrence, interpreting the findings of epidemiologic studies and integrating the results of epidemiologic research into public health practice. Prerequisite: STAT 145 with a grade of "B" or better.

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00114416

TR  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Health Sciences Center Library  428

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Kristine    Tollestrup - KTollestrup@salud.unm.edu33
Fees: $ 30

This course will examine the history and organization of the U.S. Healthcare System and will focus on the core functions in public health healthcare management. The role and elements of professionalism and ethics will be integrated throughout the course.

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00157654

W  9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Domenici Ctr for Health Sci Ed  3706

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Frankie  L  Perry - FGutzmanPerry@salud.unm.edu36
Fees: $ 30

Intensive writing course for public health professionals and graduate students. Course will promote understanding of multiple modes of writing; improves revising and editing strategies; and provides experience in synthesizing and integrating research into literature reviews and articles for public health journals. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: enrolled in M.P.H. degree program.

Sections
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00153998

T  12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Health Sciences Center Library  428

Web Enhanced - Writing
Michele    Minnis - minnis@unm.edu12
Fees: $ 10

Designed for students pursuing an MPH certificate. Provides students with basic epidemiologic background and methods to analyze and interpret disease occurrence in populations. Emphasizes community assessment, surveillance, problem solving, health promotion, and disease prevention.

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00159261

   

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Kristine    Tollestrup - KTollestrup@salud.unm.edu1 TO 39
Fees: $ 20

Social Epidemiology provides students with principles and methods of design, conduct analysis, and interpretation of epidemiologic research using a social epidemiology approach. Prerequisite: 502 with a grade of "B" or better. Restriction: permission of instructor.

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00251799

TR  2:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Domenici Ctr for Health Sci Ed  2710

Seminar
Alexis  J  Handal - AJHandal@salud.unm.edu210
Fees: $ 20

Students will learn how to conduct a careful epidemiologic data analysis. The focus of the course is developing the practical and critical thinking skills to conduct an epidemiologic data analysis. This course is required for epidemiology concentration students. Prerequisite: 520 and 539.

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00140526

MW  1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Health Sciences Center Library  226

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Sue  N  Stone - SStone@salud.unm.edu32
Fees: $ 30

Covers basic statistical methods, including statistical summaries and inference. Methods of summarizing data include graphical displays and numerical summaries. Statistical inference includes hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Methods for continuous and categorical data are studied. Prerequisite: MATH 121 with a grade of "B" or better.

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00459264

TR  10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
School of Medicine Building #2  

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Orrin  B  Myers - OMyers@salud.unm.edu37
Fees: $ 30

Provides students with understanding of factors within and outside of health care system. Reviews social policy in addressing coverage of uninsured, improving population health and reducing social inequities. Examination of frameworks and politics of policy programs.

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00248208

W  3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Domenici Ctr for Health Sci Ed  1731

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Lisa  M  Cacari Stone - LCacari-Stone@salud.unm.edu38
Fees: $ 95

Introduces students to the language and theory of program evaluation to undertake their own evaluation design: how to pose evaluation research questions; data collection methodologies available to them; how to make decisions about appropriate data collection methods for different types of evaluation objectives.

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00156970

M  10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Domenici Ctr for Health Sci Ed  B102

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Francisco  G  Soto Mas - FSotoMas@salud.unm.edu312
Fees: $ 30

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ST: Epi for MCH Professional
CANCELLED
002
51555Topics Staff 320
ST: GIS for Public Health
00345833

T  4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
School of Medicine Building #2  

Web Enhanced - Topics
William  F  Athas - WAthas@salud.unm.edu38
ST: MCH Ethics and Leadership
00460996

   

Web Enhanced - Topics
Frankie  L  Perry - FGutzmanPerry@salud.unm.edu39

Analyzes relationships among medicine, public health, and social structure in a comparative international perspective. Examines public health care and systems under differing economic systems and the impacts of managed care in Latin America and Africa.

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00259274

F  12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Domenici Ctr for Health Sci Ed  B102

Seminar
Celia B    Iriart - CIriart@salud.unm.edu320
Fees: $ 30

Students work individually with faculty members on projects with individual supervision.

Sections
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00137295Seminar Staff 1 TO 35
00237296Web Enhanced - SeminarKristine    Tollestrup - KTollestrup@salud.unm.edu1 TO 33
00337298SeminarVictoria  C  Sanchez - ViSanchez@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00437299SeminarAlexis  J  Handal - AJHandal@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00637301SeminarAndrew    Rowland - ARowland@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00737302SeminarLily  A  Dow - LIVelarde@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00837315SeminarLisa  M  Cacari Stone - LCacari-Stone@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00937316SeminarCelia B    Iriart - CIriart@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
01037317SeminarSue  N  Stone - SStone@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
01137318SeminarFloyd    Frost - ffrost@unm.edu1 TO 35
01237319SeminarNina  B  Wallerstein - NWallerstein@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
01443438

   

Seminar
Francisco  G  Soto Mas - FSotoMas@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
01549130

   

Seminar
Robert  L  Rhyne - RRhyne@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
01652354

   

Seminar
Lawrence  M  Leeman - LLeeman@salud.unm.edu1 TO 33
01755568

   

Seminar
William  F  Athas - WAthas@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35

Introduction and preparation for PH 597 Public Health Integrative Experience. Students will evaluate and define the public health status and needs of a community. Preparation for construction and evaluation of interventions in PH 597. Restriction: enrolled in M.P.H. degree program.

Sections
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00151638

W  12:10 PM - 1:00 PM
Domenici Ctr for Health Sci Ed  B102

Web Enhanced - Practice Experience
Francisco  G  Soto Mas - FSotoMas@salud.unm.edu11
Fees: $ 10

The professional paper allows the student to engage in analyzing or solving a real public health problem.

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00137571Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjFloyd    Frost - ffrost@unm.edu1 TO 35
00214489Prof Paper/Project/Design Proj Staff 1 TO 35
00414491Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjCelia B    Iriart - CIriart@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00514492Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjAlexis  J  Handal - AJHandal@salud.unm.edu1 TO 33
00614493Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjAndrew    Rowland - ARowland@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00714498Web Enhanced - Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjKristine    Tollestrup - KTollestrup@salud.unm.edu1 TO 32
00814500Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjLily  A  Dow - LIVelarde@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
00914508Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjVictoria  C  Sanchez - ViSanchez@salud.unm.edu1 TO 34
01014511Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjNina  B  Wallerstein - NWallerstein@salud.unm.edu1 TO 33
01114513Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjWilliam  H  Wiese - wwiese@unm.edu1 TO 35
01214515Prof Paper/Project/Design ProjLisa  M  Cacari Stone - LCacari-Stone@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
01343439

   

Prof Paper/Project/Design Proj
Francisco  G  Soto Mas - FSotoMas@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35
01549229

   

Prof Paper/Project/Design Proj
Lawrence  M  Leeman - LLeeman@salud.unm.edu1 TO 35

Individually arranged field experience to develop and refine professional public health skills. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: permission of instructor.

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00114547Practice ExperienceLily  A  Dow - LIVelarde@salud.unm.edu1 TO 615

Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: permission of instructor.

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00137572ThesisFloyd    Frost - ffrost@unm.edu1 TO 65
00214550Thesis Staff 1 TO 65
00414551ThesisCelia B    Iriart - CIriart@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
00514552ThesisVictoria  C  Sanchez - ViSanchez@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
00614553ThesisAndrew    Rowland - ARowland@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
00714554ThesisKristine    Tollestrup - KTollestrup@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
00814555ThesisLily  A  Dow - LIVelarde@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
01014557ThesisNina  B  Wallerstein - NWallerstein@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
01129790ThesisAlexis  J  Handal - AJHandal@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
01314563ThesisLisa  M  Cacari Stone - LCacari-Stone@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65
01443440

   

Thesis
Francisco  G  Soto Mas - FSotoMas@salud.unm.edu1 TO 65