News and Announcements - PBHL Newsletter April 29, 2022
Register for Summer and Fall 2022 PBHL Electives
Summer 2022 PBHL Offerings
PBHL 3031 Health, Human Biology, and Behavior (3 credits) with Monica Adams introduces the multi-factorial nature of human health and well-being. Considers the influences of biology (genetics), behavior, environment, culture and social determinants, and health policy on the nature of disease and health problems from an integrated perspective June 6-July 30 (Online).
PBHL 3071 Global Topics in Sexual Reproductive Health (3 credits) with Leah Pauline surveys trends and determinants of sexual and reproductive health around the globe and in the United States. Examines the social and behavioral determinants of sexual and reproductive health and the influence of policy. June 6-July 30 (Online).
PBHL 3081 Health in the City: Urban Health (3 credits) with Ivan Ramirez introduces urban health and the various factors of the physical, social and health environments that affect well-being and vulnerability of communities and neighborhoods in cities. June 6-July 30 (Online).
PBHL 4200 The Global HIV/Aids Epidemic (3 credits) with Petros Vilkati provides a foundation for a critical analysis of HIV/AIDS in global context, concerning topics such as disease, the body, ethnicity/race, gender, sexuality, risk, addiction, power, and culture together with a set of ethnographic texts that explore the epidemic’s impact. June 6-July 30 (Online).
Fall 2022 PBHL Offerings
PBHL 2052 Global Demography and Health (3 Credits) with Ivan Ramirez examines current issues in population growth, fertility, mortality and migration throughout the globe; introduces basic demographic tools; encourages critical thinking about the causes and consequences of population change.
PBHL 3031 Health, Human Biology and Behavior (3 Credits) with Jean Scandlyn Introduces the multi-factorial nature of human health and well-being. Considers the influences of biology (genetics), behavior, environment, culture and social determinants, and health policy on the nature of disease and health problems from an integrated perspective.
PBHL 3050 Decision Making (3 credits) with Meng Li discusses current research on decision making/behavioral economics, as well as its application to individual well-being and public policy. You will gain insights on how and why people can be irrational in their daily decisions.
PBHL 3091 Live Long and Prosper: Public Health & Aging (3 credits) with Ronica Rooks provides a broad overview of the interdisciplinary field of public health aging, ranging from individual attitudes and beliefs about aging to policies that aim to maximize health and well-being among older adults. A key focus is on the diversity that exists among older adults and the promotion of healthy aging for all by examining changes to social, behavioral, and biological functioning with age. Note: Although not required, it would be helpful for students to have taken a 2000-level course in public health.
Contact our PBHL Advisors for Help with Registration
Our department advisors are here to help you navigate registration for PBHL classes or any other questions you might have about completeing your PBHL undersraduate degree. Monica and Petros are available for both in-person drop-ins during the hours listed below and Zoom meetings by appointment. Alternatively, you can email questions to advisors at PBHLAdvisors@ucdenver.edu. In all communication with advisors, please include your name, student ID, and question.
In-Person or Remote Advising Office Hours (Spring 2022)
Now that we're back on campus, we would love to have you drop in! We will continue to offer Zoom meetings by appointment for those of you who can't get to campus.