Public Health Ethics

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: PHIL.3106; Last Offered: Fall 2023;

Course Description

In this course we examine contemporary issues in public health ethics. Utilizing historical and recent cases we unpack the core conceptual issues and emerging trends in bioethics. In doing so, we'll discuss issues such as quarantine, surveillance, isolation, behavioral interventions, and criminalization of health. We discuss the ethical and public health implications of nutrition, vaccinations, occupational health, pandemics, and bioterrorism, among many other cases.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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