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

Spring 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Christopher Overtree TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare 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
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Melissa Brown TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 02 Basic Nutrition Melissa Brown TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Mariana Pereira M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 212 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Heather Richardson M F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 02 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Shannon Compton M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 02 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
CS 0313 1 Brain and Cognition II Joanna Morris 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
PSYCH 304 01 Brain,Mind&Behavior Youngbin Kwak;Rosemary Cowell TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NS 0247 1 Cell Biology Megan Dobro 01:00PM-02:20PM M,W;02:30PM-04:00PM W Hampshire College
BIO 150 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Michael Barresi TTh 10:30-11:50; Th 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NS 0114 1 Chemicals in Your Food Nancy Lowry 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
PSY 214 01 COLQ: DISORDERS OF LANG/COMM Peter de Villiers MWF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Michael Hood, Rachel Levin, Ethan Temeles MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
ANT 250 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION Suzanne Gottschang MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
CSI 0266 1 Anthropology of Reproduction Pamela Stone 10:30AM-11:50AM M,W Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Duncan Irschick;Gerald Downes M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Skye Long TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley-Piotrowski MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM 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
PUBHLTH 602 01 Com Dev & Hlth Ed Krishna Poudel M 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro;Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro;Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NS 0271 1 Culture, Illness, and Healing Felicity Aulino 09:00AM-10:20AM W,F Hampshire College
BIOL 308 01 Darwin Stan Rachootin TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Melissa Brown TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Katherine Bobianski TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
PHIL 260GB 01 Global Bioethics/Pub. Health James Harold MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke 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
NS 0124 1 HIV/AIDS: 30 Years Later Megan Dobro 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
NURSING 325 01 Maternal-Newborn Nursing Maud Low F 8:00AM 9:55AM 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 12:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Jordan Kroll M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Kimberly Soland M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Benjamin Rancourt M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 02 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 11:00-12:00; M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PUBHLTH 704 01 Health Prog Planning Lisa Wexler TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
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 Andrea Foulkes TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Bradford Westgate MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Karen Kalmakis W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AA Intro To Statistics M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AB Intro To Statistics M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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