NS 4800

NS 4800

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course examines the factors that compromise the impact of policies, programs and interventions in health, nutrition and other sectors, the strategies to address these and the ways in which implementation research can assist.  Case studies, analytical frameworks, guest speakers and classroom discussions are used to provide a deep understanding of "the implementation problem" and develop analytical skills applicable to a wide range of problems and settings.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: junior, senior or graduate standing. 
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: for GPHS students, NS 1600 and NS 2600 will be helpful.

  • Describe the reasons for slow progress in addressing undernutrition, obesity and other public health or public policy problems.
  • Use conceptual frameworks to analyze case studies and strengthen the implementation of policies, programs and interventions.
  • Describe the many forms of research that can help strengthen implementation. Note: This course relates to the following DNS overall learning outcomes: "Integrate knowledge from the biological and social sciences to address nutrition and health problems facing individuals, societies and governments."

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13878NS 4800  SEM 101

    • MWashington, DC
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Pelletier, D

  • Taught in Washington, DC. Prerequisite: Open to Cornell in Washington Students. Junior, senior or grad standing, or with permission of the instructor. For GPHS students, NS 1600 and NS 2600 will be helpful.