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PHE 717: The Geography of Urban Health.

4 hours, 3 credits (2, lecture; 2, lab). A geographical examination of urban health including the historical perspective of health geography; mapping and spatial analysis of health and health impacts; the social and spatial patterning of health; the geography of health inequalities and disparities; health and social/spatial mobility; and the effects of urban segregation, overcrowding, and poverty on disease illustrated through GISc laboratory exercises. PREREQ: PHE 705 or Departmental permission.

Last modified: 11/5/2014