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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.
Malnutrition is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, and a major impediment to population health and economic development. This course will introduce students to nutritional problems in the global community, through evaluation of the scientific literature and exploration of epidemiological, biological, demographic, and social factors that affect nutritional status. Students will be encouraged to think critically about the major challenges to improve nutrition with applications to infectious diseases, maternal and child health, and non-communicable diseases. Students will also have an opportunity to develop interventions to target a nutritional problem in the context of a specific country.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NS 1150 or NS 1220.
Course Attribute (EC-LASP, EC-SAP)
Comments Offered in even-numbered years only.Outcomes
- Understand the basic principles of nutrition and its role in health in both resource-limited and developed settings.
- Increase awareness of the current issues in nutrition and global health.
- Critically evaluate and interpret scientific literature on public health nutrition.
- Design an evidence-based intervention to target a major nutrition problem in the context of a specific country or region.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR M Van Rensselaer Hall G151
- Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
Prerequisite: NS 1150 or NS 1220.
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