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Spring 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

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Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
PUBHLTH 320 01 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Aixa Perez-Caraballo TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 04 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Serena Houghton TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 05 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Laura Fries TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SWAG 328 01 Science and Sexuality Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
WOMENSST 285 01 Intro to Biology of Difference Laura Briggs M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

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Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NRC 126 01 Insects & Human Society Roy Vandriesche TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NS 0220 1 Human Physiology Cynthia Gill 12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH;12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0235 1 Methods in Molecular Biology John Castorino 02:30PM-05:20PM M;02:30PM-05:20PM M Hampshire College
NS 0329 1 Immunology Christopher Jarvis 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W,F Hampshire College
NSC 318 01 SYSTEMS NEUROBIOLOGY Lisa Mangiamele TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NSC 312 01 SEM IN NEUROSCIENCE Annaliese Beery F 01:10-03:10 Smith College
NURSING 398G 03 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low;Tina Jacques 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 04 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low;Suzanne Lavallee 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 05 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low;Karen Carpenter 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 01 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 02 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low;Johanna Kolodziej 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 494A 01 Sem-Human Nutrition Richard Wood M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 430 01 Nutrition and Metabolism Young-Cheul Kim TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Melissa Brown TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 494A 02 Sem-Human Nutrition Richard Wood M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

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Spring 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

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Spring 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

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