This course offers an examination of U.S. health inequities from a historical lens and discussion of present-day issues. Through the readings, discussions, and assignments in this class, students will better understand historical policies, events, and movements that have led to health inequities and connect those to contemporary issues in the United States and within the field of public health. The course takes an intersectional perspective to examine health inequities, with a focus on inequities related to race, ethnicity, gender, and class.
This course draws on the social-ecological model to consider the multi-level health impacts of immigration law enforcement on individuals, families and communities; the similarities between immigration enforcement conducted by ICE and law enforcement conducted by police; and how state violence is shaped by anti-Black, -Latino, and -Arab racism. Empirical data, articles, books, and media will be used to catalyze discussion and analysis of how immigration law enforcement impacts mixed-status communities throughout the U.S.
This course is writing intensive and will critically examine aspects of health and policy reform from state and federal perspective. Taught primarily from a US perspective, topics with an international lens will be covered to explore domestic policy and international implications of policies and structures.
Students will develop and improve their understanding of the role of pharmacists in veterinary medicine including opportunities for specialization. Veterinary therapeutics will be reviewed including cardiology, anesthesia, critical care, oncology, antimicrobials, parasitology-zoonosis, food animal medicine, and early drug (pre‐clinical) development. Veterinary laws and regulations including compounding will be discussed.
***Note: Previously offered as an approved topic under ENTR 599
Learn the Emotional Intelligence framework to better understand and manage yourself and others, and build strong relationships and lead teams. Develop your own Personal Leadership Plan to help you "level up" as a graduate professional.
A survey of the past, present and future of pharmacy in the context of drug discovery, including such topics as the history of pharmacy, pharmaceutical biotechnology and personalized medicine. The course examines the current state of global healthcare and its impact on drug discovery and the future of pharmacy.
This course explores a variety of topics, including unique opportunities for pharmacists in industry, government, professional writing; the pros and cons of post-graduate training (fellowships, residencies, Ph.D., etc.); how to get the “perfect job”; job interview techniques; pros and cons of board certification; how to become professionally active; and balancing both professional and personal demands.
***Note: ENTR 599 is a special topics course and the topics may change across terms. The special topic of "DEI in entrepreneurship" has been approved by the Curriculum and Assessment Committee for professional elective credit. Students wishing to take this course where the topic is different must submit a request to the Curriculum and Assessment Committee for review and approval.
This course analyzes the US policy process in relation to US healthcare and public health systems. We explore how conditions within society are framed as problems, how problems are placed on political agendas, how problems get matched with potential solutions, and pay attention to the challenges of implementation and evaluation.