NEW106H1: Science, Health and Social Justice

Hours

12L/24S

How can scientific knowledge and research be mobilized to impact individual and global health? How is health impacted by social, racial and economic inequalities? This course explores scientific research and practice with special attention to the translation of scientific knowledge in the public sphere, and its ability to inform policies, practices and laws. Students have the opportunity to meet with clinician-scientists, policy-makers, and other professionals connected to the health care system. Restricted to first-year students. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Exclusion
Cannot be enrolled in concurrent College One courses.
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)