Assessment for Population Health

Course Number: HS 520
Credit(s): 4
Prerequisite(s):

Population health assessment informs how decisions are made in regards to the allocation of resources to improve the health of a group. This course will introduce students to the emerging field of population health and the methods of assessing the health of a group. Broadly, topics that will be covered include the characterization of the multiple determinants that influence the health of populations, and the design, collection, and analysis of population health-level data to determine the health status of a population.