2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Aug 17, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022)
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PUBH 6005 - Perspectives on Health and the Developing Scholar-Practitioner


(5 cr.)
What are the origins and evolution of the concept of health? Students explore those topics as well as some of the important health problems that face the world today and emerging concerns for the future. In this foundational course, students are introduced to key events in history as well as some of the health systems and issues that a modern public health practitioner may encounter. It is designed to help students evaluate their professional goals and how to progress as a scholar-practitioner and social change agent. Students explore careers in various public health settings and experience an example of a health department to learn about various functions and personnel.
Note about required first courses: Students in the MPH program must receive a B or better in this course.



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