Autumn Courses: Sexually Transmitted Infections; Maternal & Child Health

UW Epidemiology is excited to offer the following undergraduate courses for Autumn 2016:

EPI 220 – Sexually Transmitted Infections: Causes & Consequences

Who gets STIs and why?  How do you prevent  and treat STIs?  What new STIs have recently emerged?  In this course, you will:

  • Identify populations at risk for STIs
  • Gain familiarity with infectious disease epidemiology
  • Outline risk factors for STI & HIV infection
  • Evaluate STI prevention interventions

No prerequisites.  All majors are encouraged to enroll.  A basic understanding of biology is required.  Areas of Knowledge: I&S, NW, & QSR.

SLN: 14671; 5 credits; Lecture meets: T/Th 3:00–4:20 p.m. in the HSB; Quiz meets: F 11:30–12:20 p.m. or F 12:30-1:20 p.m. in the HSB; Instructor: Lisa Manhart

Course flyer:  EPI220 Flyer_Autumn 2016       -     Questions:  epcourse@uw.edu

EPI 221 – Maternal & Child Health – A Population Health Approach

This course will provide a public health perspective of maternal and child health.  In this course, you will:

  • Describe indicators of maternal, infant, and child health
  • Explore causes of pregnancy complications and poor infant and child health outcomes
  • Discuss the impact of maternal and child health over the life course

No prerequisites.  All majors are encouraged to enroll.  Areas of Knowledge: NW.

SLN: 22554; 5 credits; Lecture meets T/Th 9:00-10:20 a.m. in the HSB; Quiz meets F 2:30-3:20 p.m. in the HSB; Instructors: Daniel Enquobahrie & Victoria Holt

Course flyer:  EPI 221 Flyer_Autumn 2016        -     Questions:  epcourse@uw.edu

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