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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 # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0108 1 Art of Life John Castorino 09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH;09:00AM-10:20AM T,TH Hampshire College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 250 01 COLQ:CULT/ETHNICITY/MNTAL HLTH Nnamdi Pole; Byron Zamboanga TW 01:00-02:20 Smith College
NURSING 312 01 CultrlDiversity/Health&Illness Barbara Stanley M 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Clemans TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
CSI 0308 1 Div III Seminar Uditi Sen 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
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 100 02AE Human Nature F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AF Human Nature F 1:25PM 2:15PM 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 # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Timothy Hope TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
KIN 272 01MN Anatomy and Physiology II W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LL Anatomy and Physiology II TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II TU 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 02 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Mariana Pereira M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0283 1 Ab/Normal Psychology M. Lourdes Mattei 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
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
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington;Eun Jeung Lee TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Barbara Colombo-Adams M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Barbara Colombo-Adams TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Ernest Washington TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
CSI 0308 1 Div III Seminar Uditi Sen 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire 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;Lili He TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 271 01 Human Evolution Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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

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Spring 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
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
ANT 255 01 DYING AND DEATH Donald Joralemon TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith 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
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 223 01 Human Hlth: Rights/Wrong Jyl Gentzler MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 480 02 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Kathleen Collins W 4:00PM 6:30PM 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 05 Medical Ethics Hayley Webster TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics John Robison M W 4:00PM 5:15PM 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 1:10PM 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

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Spring 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
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
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50; T 01:00-03:50 Smith 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
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz MW 02:40-04:00 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
PUBHLTH 391B 01 Intro to Biostat for Pubhlth Alka Indurkhya M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Rachel Klimmek W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
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
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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