University of Washington School of Public Health

SPRING Course 2017: HSERV 590A

02/23/2017
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HSERV 590A: PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERSHIP, PLANNING, AND ADVOCACY SKILLS 

In this course you will tackle pressing public health problems with Seattle-area organizations (our “clients”) while working in interdisciplinary teams. You will enjoy close faculty mentorship relationships, AND meet new accreditation competencies for MPH students. Finally, you will have a real-world influence on important public health problems while producing a great project for your job portfolio!

Example Projects: 

  • Increase access to Hepatitis C care for active drug users (People’s Harm Reduction Alliance)
  • Help city of Auburn residents to better prepare for a variety of emergencies (UW-City of Auburn Livable City Year Program)
  • Work with the Somali health board to develop a training for mental health workers in south Seattle
  • New WA law on Medicaid access for released prisoners: how’s it going? (NW Health Law Advocates)
  • Are we prepared for what happens with all the nuclear weapons in Puget Sound if there’s an earthquake? (Physicians for Social Responsibility)
  • With the death of the Affordable Care Act, how should the UW help its students get health insurance? (Hall Health)

Faculty:

AMY HAGOPIAN, PHD 

Time:

MONDAY AND THURSDAYS 3-4:50PM

Location:

SOUTH CAMPUS CENTER 303 

SLN: 14990

*STUDENTS MAY USE PROJECTS IN THIS CLASS TOWARDS MPH PRACTICUM CREDIT WITH SEPARATE AGREEMENTS