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SPPH Graduate Courses Summer Term 1 & 2

2023 Summer Session, Term 1

Mon. May 15 to Thurs. June 22, 2023 (Exam Period is June 26-30, 2023)

SPPH 522 | Topics in Environmental Health

Role of air, water, food and solid waste as sources of human health risks; global environmental health issues; sustainability.

Tuesday 4:30pm to 6:30pm (weekly, virtual meetings)
Friday 10:30am to 4:00pm (May 19, June 2, June 16 in SPPH 424)

Instructor: Dr. Anders Erickson

Course Link: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?pname=subjarea&tname=subj-section&dept=SPPH&course=522&section=921

SPPH 527 | Social Determinants of Health

Foundational thinking giving rise to the concept of population health. Overview of the current state of research.

Wednesday 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Instructor: Dr. Danya Fast

Room: SPPH B104

Course Link: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?pname=subjarea&tname=subj-section&dept=SPPH&course=527&section=922

SPPH 538 | Application of Ethical Theories in the Practice of Public Health

Thursday 9:00am to 1:00pm

Instructor: Dr. Daniel Steel

Room: SPPH B104

Course Link: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?pname=subjarea&tname=subj-section&dept=SPPH&course=538&section=921

SPPH 555 | Principles and Practices of Injury Prevention

Injury epidemiology; surveillance; development, implementation, and evaluation techniques of preventive strategies; determinants of health; social marketing; injury policy; evidence-based prevention strategies; utilization of injury datasets.

Monday 9:00am to 10:30am
Wednesday 9:00am to 12:00pm

Instructor: Dr. Mariana Brussoni

Room:  SPPH B104

Course Link: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?pname=subjarea&tname=subj-section&dept=SPPH&course=555&section=921

2023 Summer Session, Term 2

Tues. July 4 to Fri. Aug 11, 2023 (Exam Period is Aug 15-19, 2023)

SPPH 536 | Aboriginal People and Public Health: Ethics, Policy, and Practice

Experience of colonization; Indian Act; the histories and intergenerational impact of the residential school; child-welfare systems; communicable disease prevention; the challenge of ethical public health practice; and traditional healing.

Thursday 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Instructor: Dr. Patricia Spittal

Room:  SPPH B104

Course Link: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?pname=subjarea&tname=subj-section&dept=SPPH&course=536&section=931

SPPH 581H | Selected Topics - Qualitative Research for Public Health Practice

By seminar and directed readings, certain topics of current interest are explored in depth.

Wednesday 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Instructor: Dr. Rosemin Kassam

Room: SPPH B104

Course Link: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?pname=subjarea&tname=subj-section&dept=SPPH&course=581H&section=931

For non-SPPH students wishing to register in an SPPH graduate-level course, please see the Visiting Students page for instructions.

For additional course information, please visit this page to view the full list of courses.

Please note: due to COVID-19, this schedule is subject to change.