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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies ( HP)
http://usc.edu/medicine/hp D class assignments for undergraduates available; phone (213) 740-1060. Registration only upon permission of the department concerned. D class assignments are assigned by the academic department.
Introduction to strategies for promoting health and wellness. Includes self monitoring of health risk behavior, goal setting, and behavior changes.
40550R 001 Lecture 9:30-10:50am Tue, Thu 37 of 80 Tyler Mason WPHB27
Individual research apprenticeship in health related fields under supervision of a departmental faculty member. Graded CR/NC. Departmental approval.
40553D 001 Lecture 1:00-2:50pm Friday 0 of 20 David Glasgow, Elahe Nezami VKC202
Overview and analysis of predictors and consequences of health-related behaviors; theoretical viewpoints and strategies for behavior change.
Recommended preparation: HP 200
40556R 001 Lecture 11:00-12:20pm Tue, Thu 48 of 65 Michael Li THH208
Examination of the major systems of the human body; disease processes and behavioral risk factors.
Intermediate statistics for health behavior studies; topics include descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, and use of computer software in data analysis.
General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
40567D 001 Lecture-Lab 3:30-4:50pm Tue, Thu
40574R 001 Lecture-Lab 3:30-4:50pm Tue, Thu 104 of 117 Farzana Choudhury ZHS159
Study of major chronic illnesses and their risk factors as a foundation for discussions about the portrayal of health and illness in entertainment media. Duplicates credit in the former CNTV-345.
40552R 001 Lecture TBA TBA 0 of 25 TBA
Introduction to the design, conduct and evaluation of health behavior research studies; quantitative and qualitative approaches to research and analysis.
Recommended preparation: HP 340L
40562R 001 Lecture-Lab 9:30-10:50am Tue, Thu 56 of 69 Roksana Karim THH208 40592R 001 Lecture-Lab 12:00-1:50pm Mon, Wed
Systematic development of specific professional skills for providing effective, culturally sensitive health services to diverse populations.
Recommended preparation: ANTH 101
40568R 001 Lecture 10:00-11:50am Mon, Wed
Health issues of women of childbearing age from pre-pregnancy through the postpartum period, and of children from their development in utero through early adolescence.
Recommended preparation: PSYC 100
40571R 001 Lecture 5:00-8:20pm Tuesday 40 of 50 Leslie Clark VKC102
An overview of the magnitude and impact of STDs including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of common STDs, STD/HIV inter-relationship, global burden, trends, public health challenges, and STD/HIV prevention and control strategies and programs worldwide.
40573R 001 Lecture 6:00-9:20pm Thursday 28 of 45 Panayiota Courelli VKC100
An examination of the physical and chemical factors in the environment that contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders, cognitive function and neurodegeneration.
40607R 001 Lecture 10:00-11:50am Mon, Wed 8 of 30 Megan Herting, Shohreh Farzan WPHB30
Examination of factors related to drug abuse behaviors; overview and assessment of drug abuse prevention and cessation programs; relapse prevention programs.
Recommended preparation: HP 300
40580R 001 Lecture 12:30-1:50pm Tue, Thu 12 of 25 Steven Sussman VKC109
Examination of dietary intake and exercise behaviors as they relate to health and illness; methods for measuring diet and exercise.
Recommended preparation: HP 430
40589R 001 Lecture 2:00-3:20pm Tue, Thu 14 of 72 Joyce Nakashima THH208
Metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and protein; introduction to vitamins, minerals and dietary modifications in various pathological conditions.
Recommended preparation: HP 230.
40581R 001 Lecture TBA TBA
Explores human strengths that promote happiness/well-being and whether they influence physical health; mind-body relationships; and strategies for promoting hope, resilience, and quality of life.
Recommended preparation: HP 200, PSYC 100
40590R 001 Lecture 2:00-3:20pm Mon, Wed 54 of 56 Joel Milam LVL17
Covers phases of worksite health promotion: research, design, implementation and evaluation; concerns regarding escalating medical costs and the role of health promotion in offering substitutes.
40586R 001 Lecture 2:00-3:20pm Tue, Thu
Overview of causative factors and demographic distributions of the major chronic diseases in the western world; edpidemiologic concepts and research designs.
Recommended preparation: HP 320
40578R 001 Lecture 5:00-8:20pm Monday 28 of 40 Victoria Cortessis WPHB28
How communication--interpersonal, mass media, and informationtechnologies--shapes health behavior. Topics: doctor-patient consults;public campaigns; health issues in entertainment, news, and on the internet.
Crosslist: This course is offered by the COMM department but may qualify for major credit in HP. To register, enroll in COMM 443.
20657D 001 Lecture 10:00-11:50am Mon, Wed 11 of 19 Peter Clarke, Susan Evans ASCG34 PDF (97454 KB)
Case studies of toxic exposures and investigation of the role of government, scientists, labor and industry in protecting against health threats caused by toxic exposures.
Discussion of global environmental changes, including climate change, air pollution, water pollution, radiation, and their impacts on human health.
Overview of traditional Eastern approaches toward health and disease; relevance to modern health issues, emphasizing a comparison between traditional Chinese and modern Western medicine.
Recommended preparation: Fundamentals of Medicine
40584R 001 Lecture 10:00-11:50am Mon, Wed 12 of 35 Sivarama Vinjamury, Jenny Yu WPH106
Case study examination of programs and organizational structure underlying current international efforts addressing problems related to infection disease, chronic disease, global environmental change, emergencies and emerging disease epidemics.
40572R 001 Lecture 4:00-6:50pm Monday 39 of 45 Heather Wipfli VKC156
Individual research and readings. Not available for graduate credit. Open to HP majors only.
Recommended preparation: HP 350L Corequisite: HP 340 Restriction: Registration open to the following major(s): Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Studies
40595D 001 Lecture 1:00-2:50pm Friday 77 of 95 David Glasgow, Elahe Nezami THH102
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