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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 Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Randy Frost TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 241 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT Elliot Fratkin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
CSI 0272 1 Critical Psychology Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology To Be Announced MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke 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
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSY 240 01 HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Sarah Reedy M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BC Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stephen King M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Richard Halgin TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LL Anatomy and Physiology II M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II M 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LX Anatomy and Physiology II F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LZ Anatomy and Physiology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 02 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335H 01 Behv Neuroendocrinol - Honors Luke Remage-Healey M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2015 Category 3: Population Health & Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Brigitte Holt TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 271 01 Human Evolution Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM 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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30PM 9:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0225 1 Battle Between Sci/Religion Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
PSY 253 01 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
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 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HIST 212 01 Intro Hist West Medicine John Servos MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Hayley Webster TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Lisa Cassell TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 08 Medical Ethics John Robison TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
HIST 257 01 Hist/Envir Change/Public Hlth Robert Schwartz MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 540 01 Intro Biostatistics M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
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
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
PUBHLTH 391B 01 Intro to Biostat for Pubhlth M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Janet Chang TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Peter de Villiers MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Janet Chang TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 03:00-04:50 Smith College

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