IS 596 GHO - Adv Topics Human-Centered D&S - Global Health Informatics
Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within the field of Human-Centered Design & Systems, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula. Course Information: 2 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate semesters to a maximum of 16 hours, if topics vary.
This course will focus on the information systems and data needed for public health agencies at the local, international, and global level to make informed decisions about COVID-19 and other related health conditions. Topics will include open source electronic health records; epidemiological software from CDC; programs for disease surveillance and outbreak prediction; and the different types of data being used in the response effort. The course will also look at the use of cell phone applications for COVID-19 education, contact tracing, and community response. There will be several guest speakers, including officials from WHO and other public health organizations. Students will work on a semester-long project in collaboration with the World Health Organization/Pan-American Health Organization. No programming or data analysis experience required. Graduate student questions may be sent to email@example.com
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Course Level: Graduate