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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

PHHE 641 - Health Disparities in the United States


Exploration of social and cultural determinants of health from a systems thinking perspective. Topics include structural bias, social inequities and racism that undermine health and create challenges to achieving health equity at organizational, community and societal levels. Includes the definition, and measurement of health disparities. Concentration predominantly on disparities based on gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, country of birth, and geography.

Credits: 3