This course explores the human health dimensions of global environmental change, such as climate change and the loss of biodiversity, and considers, in particular, their relevance to nutrition, the emergence and spread of infectious disease, and population displacement. Identifying solutions to these public health challenges is also considered. The recorded lectures are from the Harvard School of Public Health course Environmental Health 278-01, which meets March 24-May 16. Spring registration deadlines (January 26, February 3 for late registration) apply. The last day to withdraw for 100 percent tuition refund is March 30.
Prerequisite: bachelor's degree or permission of the instructor. (4 credits)