PUBHHMP 7608: The Role of Science in Health Policy‐Making

Course Number: 

PUBHHMP 7608

Course Title: 

The Role of Science in Health Policy‐Making

Credit Hours: 

3

Description: 

This course will explore the role that science, including social science, plays in public health & health services policy‐making. It will consider the conditions under which scientific research findings do & do not influence policy‐making with reference to the nature of scientific inquiry & of public policy; the intellectual, institutional, and practical similarities & differences between them.

Prerequisite: 

none