HLTH 5351. Immigrant and Refugee Health. 3 Hours.
This course provides an integrative framework for analyzing the mental, physical, social, and health issues of immigrants, refugees, and migrant populations. Students analyze population health issues facing these diverse groups; the effect of their home country on their level and quality of health; the cultural, social, and religious barriers to health; the ramification of war zones and humanitarian crises; the effect of man-made and natural disasters in their home country; and the legal and economic constraints to health and social services in the US and other countries.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Public Health Program, or permission of instructor.