The course introduces the geography of health and healthcare and methods in spatial and quantitative analyses used in mapping and analyzing health patterns, disease diffusion and access to care. It explores the impact of social, economic and environmental factors on the geographic inequalities in health and the availability and accessibility of healthcare services in developed and developing countries. Issues discussed may range from diabetes, obesity, asthma, TB, emerging viruses to physician maldistribution and healthcare reform.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1