This is an introductory course on social determinants of population health with a focus on the United States. The course will introduce you to, or reinforce your knowledge of, issues related to health that consider behavioral, psychological and structural factors in population health beyond the healthcare system. We will examine social, economic, and political factors that contribute to health inequalities and suggest innovative ways to reduce disparities in health when the goal is to achieve health equity.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Excellent and highly accessible. Loved Prof Caldwell's teaching and the very recent resources offered in this course. Thank you so much.
This was a really interesting course. I loved every minute of it.
Excelente, muy informativo y muy organizado, aprendí mucho.
GREAT. I learned a lot of SDOH, who apply it in my currently job.. A love the professor, because English is my second language, but she explained so easy and pause when she talked.
About the The Influence of Social Determinants on Health Specialization
Why are some groups healthier than others, and how do these differences emerge and persist over a lifetime? How do social policies on housing, transportation, and employment relate to health and health inequalities?
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