Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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Spring 2015 courses which have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate will be available soon. 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.

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Spring 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 250 01 COLQ:CULT/ETHNICITY/MNTAL HLTH Nnamdi Pole; Byron Zamboanga TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Boone Shear TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 704 01 Health Prog Planning Lisa Wexler TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 312 01 CultrlDiversity/Health&Illness Barbara Stanley M 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
SWAG 328 01 Science and Sexuality Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 342 01 SEM:TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY Suzanne Gottschang T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
CSI 0283 1 Ab/Normal Psychology M. Lourdes Mattei 12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0360 1 Women's Global Health Elizabeth Conlisk 03:30PM-06:10PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0271 1 Culture, Illness, and Healing Felicity Aulino 09:00AM-10:20AM W,F Hampshire College

Spring 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare Smith College
PSYC 332 01 Psych of Adolescence Elizabeth Aries TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
BIO 230 01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSYC 359 01 Hormones & Behavior Sarah Turgeon TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Frank Rife TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIO 300 01 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Richard Olivo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Randy Frost TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NSC 318 01 SYSTEMS NEUROBIOLOGY Lisa Mangiamele MWF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PUBHLTH 590R 01 Prin of Injury Prvntn & Contrl Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 666 01 Env. & Occupational Toxicology Alexander Suvorov M 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 301 01 Pathophysiology Elizabeth Henneman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 580 01 Food Borne Diseases Ronald Labbe TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 797M 01 ST-TopicalProblms/FoodMicrobio Lynne McLandsborough M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PSY 214 01 COLQ: DISORDERS OF LANG/COMM Peter de Villiers MWF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Melissa Brown TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397U 01 ST-Anthro of Growth and Dev Stephen King TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 304 01 Brain,Mind&Behavior Youngbin Kwak;Rosemary Cowell TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Michele Markstein M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Duncan Irschick;Gerald Downes M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Melissa Brown TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 602 01 Com Dev & Hlth Ed Krishna Poudel M 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 481 01 Sociology of Mental Health Richard Tessler M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 442 01 Sociology of Medicine Dan Clawson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Skye Long TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 308 01 Darwin Stan Rachootin TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Michael Hood, Rachel Levin, Ethan Temeles MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley-Piotrowski MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANT 250 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION Suzanne Gottschang 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

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Spring 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
AMST 215 01 The Embodied Self Francis Couvares MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ANTH 111 01 The Embodied Self Francis Couvares MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 357 01 Hist of Psychiatry Lisa Raskin W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
SWAG 328 01 Science and Sexuality Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 590R 01 Prin of Injury Prvntn & Contrl Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 260GB 01 Global Bioethics/Pub. Health James Harold MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NURSING 327 01 Psych-Mental Health Nursing Genevieve Chandler F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Katherine Bobianski TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
PHI 242 01 TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NURSING 325 01 Maternal-Newborn Nursing Maud Low F 8:00AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke M 4:40PM 6:15PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
COMM 397LM 01 ST-Health Literacy Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Ben Normark TU 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STOCKSCH 297K 01 ST-Topics in Herbalism II Christopher Marano TH 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 391C 01 S-Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HIST 257 01 Hist/Envir Change/Public Hlth Robert Schwartz MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Rebecca Beebe TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
MTH 320 01 SEM: MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Kimberly Rogers MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Gail Hornstein;Cheryl Lee TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Nicole Gilbert Cote MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 281 01 Research Methods Anthropology Stephen King M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Katherine Clemans TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Amy Demorest TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
SOCI 316 01 Social Research Jerome Himmelstein TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Michael Lavine TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
SOC 202 01 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Martha Lang MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Randy Frost TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PUBHLTH 704 01 Health Prog Planning Lisa Wexler TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Karen Kalmakis W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst

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