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

Spring 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 397U 01 ST-Anthro of Growth and Dev Stephen King TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BCH 380 01 SEM: TOPICS IN BIOCHEMISTRY Stylianos Scordilis W 01:10-03:00 Smith College
BIO 230 D04 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 300 01 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Richard Olivo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 152 D01 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Dorit; Laura Katz W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare Smith College
BIO 150 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Michael Barresi TTh 10:30-11:50; Th 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 152 01 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Dorit; Laura Katz TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 152 D02 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Dorit; Laura Katz W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
BIO 152 D03 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Dorit; Laura Katz W 11:00-11:50 Smith College
BIO 152 D04 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Dorit; Laura Katz W 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 230 01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D02 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 02:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D03 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 03:00-03:50 Smith College
BIOL 145HG 01 Age of the Human Genome Prjt Craig Woodard MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM;TH 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM;F 09:00AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 241 01 Genetic Analysis Caroline Goutte TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOL 271 01 Microbiology Alexandra Purdy MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College

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Spring 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 250 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION Suzanne Gottschang MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman 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
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Skye Long TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Duncan Irschick;Gerald Downes M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
CSI 0266 1 Anthropology of Reproduction Pamela Stone 10:30AM-11:50AM M,W Hampshire College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley-Piotrowski MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Alfred Karlson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Alfred Karlson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0271 1 Culture, Illness, and Healing Felicity Aulino 09:00AM-10:20AM W,F Hampshire College
NS 0360 1 Women's Global Health Elizabeth Conlisk 03:30PM-06:10PM TH Hampshire College
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro;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
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro;Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
AMST 215 01 The Embodied Self Francis Couvares MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
AMST 215 02 The Embodied Self Wendy Bergoffen MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ANTH 111 01 The Embodied Self Francis Couvares MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ANTH 111 02 The Embodied Self Wendy Bergoffen MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Peter Houlihan TH 10:00AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Ben Normark TU 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Daniel Moen M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
COMM 397LM 01 ST-Health Literacy Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NS 0124 1 HIV/AIDS: 30 Years Later Megan Dobro 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
NURSING 100 01AD Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 327 01 Psych-Mental Health Nursing Genevieve Chandler F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Katherine Bobianski TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 325 01 Maternal-Newborn Nursing Maud Low F 8:00AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Rebecca Beebe TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 281 01 Research Methods Anthropology Stephen King M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AA Research Methods Anthropology F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AB Research Methods Anthropology F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AC Research Methods Anthropology F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HIST 257 01 Hist/Envir Change/Public Hlth Robert Schwartz MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro M 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Isabelle Beaudry T 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Isabelle Beaudry T 10:30-11:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 320 01 SEM: MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
NSC 230 02 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 11:00-12:00; M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Karen Kalmakis W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Randy Frost TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Katherine Clemans TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College

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