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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: 
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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BC Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Richard Wood M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stephen King M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 01 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Momina Sims M W 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
BIO 350 02 SEM: TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIO Robert Merritt W 07:30-09:30 Smith College
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MTWF 08:00-08:50 Smith College
BIO 150 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Robert Merritt; Christine White-Ziegler TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Alexandra Burgess MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
BIO 351 01 SEM:TOPICS IN EVOLUTIONARY BIO Laura Katz T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Barbara Brehm-Curtis TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 354 01 SEM: ADVANCED ABNORMAL PSYCH Randy Frost Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Robert Merritt; Christine White-Ziegler W 11:00-11:50 Smith College
PUBHLTH 565 01 Environmental Health Practices Edward Calabrese TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Brigitte Holt TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 372 01 Human Variation Stephen King M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 3: Population Health & Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PUBHLTH 630 01 Prin Of Epidemiology Elizabeth Cook TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 603 01 Prin Of Group Dynmcs Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 524 01 Intr Hl Politcs&Plcy Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM 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
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
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Brigitte Holt TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
STPEC 493H 02 Senior Seminar III W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 624 01 Rsrch Meth In Pub Hl Ning Zhang M W 1:25PM 2:40PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Christiane Meyer TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough TH 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 391C 01 S-Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Nene Okunna TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM 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

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Fall 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
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
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
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 624 01 Rsrch Meth In Pub Hl Ning Zhang M W 1:25PM 2:40PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 540 01 Intro Biostatistics M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 391B 01 Intro to Biostat for Pubhlth M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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