University of Michigan
Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health Specialization
University of Michigan

Impacts of the Environment on Global Public Health Specialization

Learn how environmental factors affect health. Explore environmental health science (EHS) and assess the effectiveness of environmental policies.

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Richard Neitzel

Instructor: Richard Neitzel

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  • Explore how many public health outcomes are directly influenced by human contact with the environment.

  • Gain an introductory foundation to the environmental health sciences (EHS) discipline.

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Specialization - 4 course series

What you'll learn

  • Explore environmental health policies that can be used to address and reduce the impacts of environmental health hazards.

  • Use systems thinking to understand and analyze environmental health issues.

Skills you'll gain

Category: policy
Category: Environmental Health

Environmental Hazards and Global Public Health

Course 217 hours4.8 (64 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explore environmental hazards and how they impact your health.

  • Explore urban and global health, and the influence of the built environment on human health.

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Category: environment
Category: Public Health
Category: Global health

Climate Change, Sustainability, and Global Public Health

Course 316 hours4.9 (50 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand climate change, and how it impacts every human and ecosystem on the planet.

  • Evaluate the causes and impacts of climate change.Explore different sustainability frameworks.

  • Evaluate the causes and impacts of climate change.Explore different sustainability frameworks.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Sustainability
Category: Climate Change
Category: Public Health

What you'll learn

  • Explore environmental justice.

  • Explore the steps involved in risk assessment, as well as how risk assessment can incorporate and address environmental justice issues.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Environmental justice
Category: Health Equity

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Richard Neitzel
University of Michigan
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