HPS 597A Family and Child Health in Urban Settings Service-Learning
1 credit, First 7-week session
January 8 – March 1 2024
Instructional Team: Bryna Koch DrPH, Jennifer Peters,
Dig deep into Food, Equity, and Family Health
In this course we:
- Consider complex issues related to the health and wellbeing of families and children in our local and regional communities.
- Engage and work with individuals and readings related to the intersection of health, food systems, neighborhood empowerment & climate change.
- Integrate fundamentals of food security and labor dynamics with social determinants of health.
- Develop skills to build effective community partnerships capable of achieving social change.
- Reflect on our roles as public health professionals.
- Limited to 15 students; Priority enrollment for Public Health and AHEC Scholars
- Open to all new and continuing Graduate-level students; Undergraduate students considered (email Jennifer Peters firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Meets Service Learning and Community Engagement requirements
- Enrollment requires Instructor Approval – to enroll, email Jennifer Peters
Course schedule (subject to change):
2-days in-person service on Monday Jan. 8th and Tuesday Jan 9th
Class meetings/in-person service: Fridays, Jan 19th, Jan 26th, Feb 2nd, Feb 23rd
Please note: all in-person days are full days (8am to 5pm) Transportation and meals provided.