PBHLT 5521

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Course Details

PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery
The practice of surgery is rarely considered a public health issue in the United States. however, surgical issues, including trauma and emergency care are gaining recognition as major components of public health on par with infectious diseases, both in the developed and in the developing world. this course uses principles of medical care in the developing world to illustrate the integration of surgery as a component of public health. The instructors of this course bring together expertise in the fields of surgery and public health to provide a rich educational experience that focuses on the delicate balance of individual and population-levels of care. This course will form the foundation for further problem-based learning coursework.

Differential fees (approx. $300) will be charged per credit hour and applied to the semester tuition bill.
Public Health
Credit Range
3 - 3
Permission Required
School Years
Course Classifications
Sanders-Aboulila,April DC | aaboulila@sa.utah.edu
Harris,Mark (DD) | mark.harris@hsc.utah.edu
Possible Grade(s)
Fail (F)Incomplete (I)Pass (P)
Phase 1
Add Policy
Course may be added to schedule 30 days before it starts.
Drop Policy

This course can be dropped any time before the last day of class.

Academic Years

  Title Year Tags #Sec
PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery 2024/2025 ELECTIVE
PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery 2023/2024 ELECTIVE
PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery 2022/2023 ELECTIVE
PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery 2021/2022 ELECTIVE 1
PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery 2020/2021 ELECTIVE 1
PBHLT 5521 - Public Health and Surgery 2019/2020 ELECTIVE 1
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