Dec 11, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PH 2200 - Chronic and Infectious Disease (3)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
This course is a review of the major chronic and infectious diseases (heart disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus, obesity, stress and mental disorders, osteoporosis, hypertension, HIV infection, sexually transmitted diseases, vaccine-preventable infectious disease, etc.). Emphasis will be placed on interventions to reduce the risk of acquiring disease. The primary goal of this course is to review current understanding regarding the relationship between diseases (e.g. heart disease, cancer, diabetes, etc.) and behavioral methods to reduce risk of obtaining the disease.