University of Washington School of Public Health

Winter Course 2018: EPI 360 - Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

11/01/2017
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SLN: 14586; 5 credits

Lecture meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.

Quiz meets: Friday 1:30 - 2:20 p.m.

Instructor: Jennifer Balkus & Stephen Hawes

Who gets HIV and how?

How can HIV infection be prevented?

How is HIV/AIDS treated?

  • Explore the historical, public health, clinical, and social aspects of HIV infection.
  • Examine the epidemiology of the US and global HIV/AIDS epidemic.
  • The course lays the foundation for pursuing a degree and career in public health, epidemiology, global health, infectious diseases, or health/medicine.

EPI 360 is a great addition to public health and pre-med coursework. No prerequisites and all majors are encouraged to enroll.  Areas of Knowledge: I&S, NW, & QSR.

“Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic” (EPI 360) is a 5-credit course offered by the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health. In this course, students will be presented with a comprehensive overview of the historical, public health, clinical, and social aspects of HIV infection. The concepts and material covered in this course will provide students with an introduction to the epidemiology of the US and global HIV/AIDS epidemics and will lay the foundation for those interested in pursuing careers in public health, epidemiology, infectious diseases, or medicine/health.  

There are no prerequisites for this course.  A basic understanding of biology is recommended, but not required.  Additional details about the course are provided on the attached flyer or can be found here. Direct questions to epcourse@uw.edu.