May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

PBH 500 The History and Practice of Public Health


This course is a collaborative course of public health programs in Philadelphia and surrounding areas. It is offered through the College of Physicians in Philadelphia and focuses on tracing the history and practice of public health as it specifically relates to Philadelphia. Fieldtrips to historic areas within the city and discussion of topics such as the outbreak and discovery of Legionnaires’ disease are highlighted. This course is an elective option for MPH degree students.