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Taking the Pulse of Global Health

Cluster Description & Course Offerings
(courses marked with * have prerequisites)

This cluster seeks to address individual and societal definitions of health; and how our notions of health are shaped by a variety of demographic factors (such as culture, age and sex). We will explore the major factors that lead to health and healthcare disparities within and across nations and develop ideas as to how to improve health and healthcare outcomes through interventions at the individual, institutional and governmental levels.

Biology
Maria Cuevas
Human Biology Today (NSL)
Biology
Martin Gonzalez
Cell Biology-majors (2 credits) (NSL)
Biology
Ben Pierce
*Genetics-majors (NSL)
Biology
Rebecca Sheller
Biology of Perception (NSL)
Biology
Maria Todd
Genes and Molecules (2 credits) (NSL)
*Cancer Biology (NSL)
Business
Mary Grace Neville
*Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Chinese
Carl Robertson
*Topics in Advanced Modern Chinese (Hum)
Economics
Dirk Early
Principles of Economics (SocSci)
Education
Sherry Adrian
*Programs and Services for Individuals with Special Needs
Feminist Studies
Alison Kafer
Intro to Feminist Studies (SJ) (Hum) (SocSci)
German
Erika Berroth
German Culture (IP) (Hum) (x-listed w/ FST)
Kinesiology
Jimmy Smith
Health and Fitness Concepts (x-listed w/ ENV) (SocSci)
Mathematics
Alison Marr
Introduction to Statistics (NS)
Mathematics
Therese Shelton
*Differential Equations or *Probability (NS)
Psychology
Erin Crockett
*Health Psychology
Psychology
Fay Guarraci
Principles of Psychology (SocSci)
Sociology
Reggie Byron
*Globalization: Contemporary World Society
*Sociology of Work (x-listed w/ BUS)

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Contact Alison Kafer (kafera@southwestern.edu) or Alison Marr (marra@southwestern.edu).