McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

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

Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

Overview

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 2024-2025 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 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.

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