Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Online Course This Summer: 'How Where You Live Can Kill You'

The Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health is offering an undergraduate course this summer. This course will be offered online. If you would like to register, please contact Maurice Rocque (mrocque@umd.edu).

MIEH210: Environmental Justice, Racism, and Environmental Health Disparities: How where you live can kill you; (3 credits) 
Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD.
The environmental justice movement has been instrumental in providing a framework for communities to address social and environmental inequalities. In this course, we will cover environmental justice, history, theory, and science; discuss linkages between social and environmental determinants of health, and examine how environmental injustice can lead to environmental health disparities.