Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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Spring 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0102 1 Intro to Medical Anthropology Jennifer Hamilton 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0108 1 Art of Life John Castorino 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH;09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0241 1 Renaissance Bodies Jutta Sperling 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0308 1 Div III Seminar Uditi Sen 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
ANTHRO 100 02AE Human Nature F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AF Human Nature F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Paulette Steeves M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AA Human Nature TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AB Human Nature TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AC Human Nature TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AD Human Nature F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Jason Kamilar M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AC Human Origins and Variation F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AG Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0220 1 Human Physiology Cynthia Gill 12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH;12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0235 1 Methods in Molecular Biology John Castorino 02:30PM-05:20PM M;02:30PM-05:20PM M Hampshire College
NS 0329 1 Immunology Christopher Jarvis 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W,F Hampshire College
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM 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 M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 126 01 Insects & Human Society Roy Vandriesche TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0283 1 Ab/Normal Psychology M. Lourdes Mattei 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
CSI 0308 1 Div III Seminar Uditi Sen 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao;Lili He TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Elena Vazey M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Matthew Boyer TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0276 1 What is Psychotherapy? Peter Gilford 06:00PM-09:00PM W Hampshire College
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AD Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke M 4:40PM 6:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
ENGL 125 01 Representing Illness Anston Bosman TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Nene Okunna TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian;Daniel Gerber;Nadia Schuessler M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Nadia Schuessler TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Nadia Schuessler TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Nadia Schuessler TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Nadia Schuessler TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Benjamin Rancourt M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Daniel McGloin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 07 Medical Ethics Kimberly Soland M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Hayley Webster TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0265 1 Statistics Elizabeth Conlisk 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Megan McCarty TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;M 04:15PM-05:05PM 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
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Katherine Binder;Cheryl Lee MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L03 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Beth Powell MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Janet Chang TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Alexandra Burgess MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOC 202 01 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Tina Wildhagen TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz F 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz F 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz F 02:40-04:00 Smith College

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