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UNC One Health Course – Fall 2019

Philosophy to the Practical Integration of Human, Animal and Environmental Health. PUBH 705 / ENVR 705.

 (Also Cross listed at Duke & NCSU) 2 to 3 credit hrs*.  Mondays, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. 

Emerging diseases. Climate change. Comparative medicine. Zoonotic infections. Biodiversity. The One Health course addresses the interconnection of human, animal and environmental health. The weekly discussion series is designed to facilitate the understanding of health as an inextricably linked system requiring multidisciplinary collaborative efforts. Learning objectives include: 1) describing how different disciplines contribute to the practice of One Health and 2) using One Health models to explain local/global health interventions.

This graduate level course is available to advanced undergraduates at the discretion of instructors, and is an excellent elective for students interested in Global Health. The course brings together students from diverse disciplines in Duke, UNC and NC State University. The One Health discussion series is also open to the public and provides opportunities for networking with established public health professionals, physicians, veterinarians, environmental researchers & other local /global health professionals.

Credits: 2 – 3 credit hours*. In addition to regular course work, three credit students are required to attend a weekly, one-hour (8:00 am – 9:00 am) course discussion session on Thursday mornings on UNC Campus. *Under special circumstances and with permission, students may take the class for one (1) credit with reduced assignments.

Class Meets Mondays, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center

15 T.W. Alexander Drive Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Students may participate in up to 40% of the Monday sessions via Zoom. Online only course options available with permission. 

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