This course covers chemicals in our environment and in our bodies and how they impact our health. It addresses policies and practices related to chemicals, particularly related to how they get into our bodies (exposures), what they do when they get there (toxicology), how we measure them (biomonitoring) and their impact on our health. Most examples are drawn from the US.
Chemicals and HealthJohns Hopkins University
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Week 1: Welcome & Introduction
Week 2 - Toxicology: What do chemicals do in our bodies?
Week 3 - Biomonitoring: How do we measure these chemicals in our bodies and why?
Week 4 - Health effects of chemicals: How do we figure out how chemicals affect our health?
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CHEMICALS AND HEALTH
This course was full of amazing information. great video lectures, case studies, research, Great professors. I would love to take an advanced course in the same subject. Thank you so much Bravo
Thank you for giving me excellent information on Chemicals and Health. It is very helpful course for me. Thank you Johns Hopkins University and coursera.
Well structured, easy to follow, knowledge gained allowed for quizzes and assignments to be answered fully. I feel like I've come away with a good foundation for toxicology.
Very educational and helpful in toxicology and the study of chemicals. It also gave in depth of certain examples of chemicals in a positive and negative light that we face on the daily.
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