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HEP-360: Health in the City

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Title

HEP-360: Health in the City

Subject

Health in the City (HEP-360) is a course taught in the Philadelphia Experience program.

Description

Health in the City (HEP-360) is a course taught in the Philadelphia Experience program. The intention of the course is to study how health problems and processes interact. The location of the course is intentional, Philadelphia has a diverse population with an array of health needs. Public health practitioners from health organizations within Philadelphia participate in class meetings to provide insight on health issues that affect the communities they serve. Through the reading assignments and class discussions students will connect theoretical frameworks on global health of practical health problems in Philadelphia. Students will conduct their own case study research of Philadelphia examining the relations between illness, social inequality, and the social body.

Creator

Ursinus College Registrar

Source

Ursinus College Course Catalog

Publisher

Ursinus College

Date

2019-2020

Rights

Ursinus College holds the rights to this document.

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Language

English

Identifier

Ursinus College Health in the City Course

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Health in the City (HEP-360) is a course taught in the Philadelphia Experience program. The intention of the course is to study how health problems and processes interact. The location of the course is intentional, Philadelphia has a diverse population with an array of health needs. Public health practitioners from health organizations within Philadelphia participate in class meetings to provide insight on health issues that affect the communities they serve. Through the reading assignments and class discussions students will connect theoretical frameworks on global health of practical health problems in Philadelphia. Students will conduct their own case study research of Philadelphia examining the relations between illness, social inequality, and the social body.

Original Format

This course will examine how public health works, not only in Philadelphia, but in cities such as Rome, New Delhi, Johannesburg, Rio de Janeiro, and Montreal. Philadelphia will be a main focus as the class will study the city’s diverse population and social systems comprising of patients, public health organizations, health professions, and public policy processes. Public health practitioners from Philadelphia health organizations will join the class at times giving insight to real public health problems for the populations they serve. The public health of Philadelphia will be compared to cities around the world.

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Citation

Ursinus College Registrar, “HEP-360: Health in the City,” Omeka - Digital History at Ursinus, accessed February 5, 2023, https://omeka.ursinus.edu/items/show/1515.