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Fall 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AC Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AG Human Origins and Variation F 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 666 01 Env. & Occupational Toxicology Alexander Suvorov W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 568 01 Endocrinology Robert Zoeller TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 106 01 Human Biology Judith Goodenough TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Thomas Maresca M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIO 306 01 IMMUNOLOGY Christine White-Ziegler MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 466 01 Hyg Food Handling David Sela TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 350 01 SEM: TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIO Steven Williams MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Wei-Lih Lee TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSY 215 01 COLQ:BRAIN STATES Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 253 01 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PSY 326 01 SEM:BIOPSYCHOLOGY Annaliese Beery Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
MICROBIO 320 01 Infectious Disease and Defense Wilmore Webley;Michele Klingbeil TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 3: Population Health & Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Alfred Karlson TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition 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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Alfred Karlson M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM 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
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AK Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Hayley Webster TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
STPEC 493H 02 Senior Seminar III W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Nene Okunna TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Christiane Meyer TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Lisa Cassell TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough TH 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Carrie Hosman MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Janet Chang TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Peter de Villiers MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOC 201 L01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara Th 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