EPIB 526 Society, Human Biology and Health (3 credits)

Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)


Epidemiology & Biostatistics : Social determinants of health (such as educational attainment, childhood socioeconomic circumstances, social integration, discrimination, and job strain) with particular emphasis on the biological mechanisms (e.g. components of the cardiovascular system, endocrine system, immune system, nervous system, and genetics) by which social circumstances influence health.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

  • This course is open to graduate students and advanced undergraduates from all departments, with the permission of the instructor. Basic knowledge in epidemiology or physiology is useful, though not required.