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If you don't see a course that you believe should be listed, please notify us. We will review the course description and contact the instructor for input and permission. In general, a CHS course should have at least 30% of its content devoted to topics in human health.

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Fall 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
CSI 0272 1 Critical Psychology Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology To Be Announced MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Randy Frost TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 240 01 HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 266 01 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN & GENDER Lauren Duncan TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 241 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT Elliot Fratkin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BC Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Patrick Williamson, Julia Emerson MW 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 301 01 Molecular Neurobiology Ethan Graf MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 330 01 Biochemical Principles Sheila Jaswal TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
CHEM 330 01 Biochemical Principles Sheila Jaswal TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NS 0153 1 Natural Hist Infectious Dis Lynn Miller 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0158 1 Brain Mechanisms Cynthia Gill 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W Hampshire College
NS 0195 1 Pollution and Our Environment Dulasiri Amarasiriwardena 12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH;02:00PM-04:30PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0353 1 Natural Hist Infectious Dis Lynn Miller 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
BIOL 327 01 Microbiology To Be Announced;Amy Camp MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology Geoffrey Tanner MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 150 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Robert Merritt; Christine White-Ziegler W 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Robert Merritt; Christine White-Ziegler W 02:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D04 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Robert Merritt; Christine White-Ziegler W 03:00-03:50 Smith College
BIO 306 01 IMMUNOLOGY Christine White-Ziegler MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIO Steven Williams MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSY 215 01 COLQ:BRAIN STATES Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSY 253 01 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 326 01 SEM:BIOPSYCHOLOGY Annaliese Beery Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College

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Fall 2015 Category 3: Population Health & Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Brigitte Holt TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Alfred Karlson TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Alfred Karlson M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
HIST 212 01 Intro Hist West Medicine John Servos MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 363 01 Psychology & the Law Allen Hart T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
CSI 0170 1 Minding Culture M. Lourdes Mattei 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0173 1 Sex/Sci & the Victorian Body Pamela Stone;Lise Sanders 01:00PM-02:20PM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0225 1 Battle Between Sci/Religion Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0226 1 Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Annie Rogers 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0286 1 Postcolonial Fem Sci Studies Jennifer Hamilton;Angela Willey 04:00PM-07:00PM W Hampshire College
BIOL 301 01 Regenerative Medicine/Bioethic Rachel Fink T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 253 01 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Nene Okunna TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Carolyn Palmquist TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Katherine Binder;Cheryl Lee MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 411 01 Sem: Research To Be Announced - Mount Holyoke College
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 257 01 Hist/Envir Change/Public Hlth Robert Schwartz MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced;Jessica Sidman TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Sara Nunez MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Carrie Hosman MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
SOC 201 L01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
SOC 201 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College

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Above image: Mary S. Gove, "Lectures to Ladies on Anatomy and Physiology." Boston, 1842. National Library of Medicine