PBH 530 Introduction to Maternal and Child Health

In this course, students will examine the issues affecting the health and well-being of mothers and children. Key topics will include health disparities, health policy, health promotion and disease prevention including an examination of Public Health programs targeting children. Students will examine, analyze and discuss the factors that determine the health status of children and mothers in the United States and globally. The components and functions of established child health services and systems in the United States will be compared and contrasted.