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College Of Public Heath News, Georgia Southern University Aug 2022

College Of Public Heath News, Georgia Southern University

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health News

  • Georgia Southern offers new online bachelor's and master's degrees in public health


College Of Health Professions News, Georgia Southern University Jan 2022

College Of Health Professions News, Georgia Southern University

Waters College of Health Professions News

  • Georgia Southern establishes Center for Rehabilitation and Independent Living


Jiann-Ping Hsu College Of Public Health Magazine, Georgia Southern University Jan 2022

Jiann-Ping Hsu College Of Public Health Magazine, Georgia Southern University

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Magazine

  • Message from the Dean: Stuart H. Tedders, PhD
  • One-On-One: Marshall in Conversation with Aslan
  • Alumni Feature: Improving the Body Art Industry
  • Truth is Better than Fiction
  • An Invisible Danger
  • New Development Council
  • The Period Equity Movement
  • Averitt Award Winner and Together United
  • Our Students Around the World
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Center for Addiction Recovery Making an impact: Scholarship recipient named
  • Karl E. Peace Center for Biostatistics and Survey Research Working together: Biostatistics collaborations
  • Center for Public Health Practice and Research Improving Health Outcomes
  • Faculty and Students
  • Office of Practice and Research
  • College
  • Photos


Health And Kinesiology News, Georgia Southern University Nov 2021

Health And Kinesiology News, Georgia Southern University

Health and Kinesiology, Department of - News

  • Sport management students participate in Case Study Bowl in Las Vegas


Rehabilitation Sciences News, Georgia Southern University Oct 2021

Rehabilitation Sciences News, Georgia Southern University

Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of - News

  • RiteCare Center Awarded 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant


Health And Kinesiology News, Georgia Southern University Oct 2021

Health And Kinesiology News, Georgia Southern University

Health and Kinesiology, Department of - News

  • Mind, Body and Fitness Program


Bios/Pubh 6541: Biostatistics, Jian Zhang Oct 2021

Bios/Pubh 6541: Biostatistics, Jian Zhang

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

No abstract provided.


Pubh 2131 - Introduction To Community And Public Health, James Thomas Oct 2021

Pubh 2131 - Introduction To Community And Public Health, James Thomas

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Introduces the student to the core functions of public health with an emphasis on community health programs and current trends of population health. Exposes the student to the role of community health practice in maximizing the health status of all populations. Course will include an overview of the organizational structure of federal, state, and local health-related agencies and examine the interrelationship of political, social, cultural and economic dimensions of community based population health activities.


Hspm 7431 – Public Health Practice Trends, Ho-Jui Tung Oct 2021

Hspm 7431 – Public Health Practice Trends, Ho-Jui Tung

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Today’s public health landscape is increasingly complex and constantly changing. This course focuses on emerging trends and challenges in public health practice that epitomize the increasing complexity and nature of challenges facing public health practitioners.


Pubh 2131 - Introduction To Community And Public Health, Randall Ford Dr. Oct 2021

Pubh 2131 - Introduction To Community And Public Health, Randall Ford Dr.

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Introduces the student to the core functions of public health with an emphasis on community health programs and current trends of population health. Exposes the student to the role of community health practice in maximizing the health status of all populations. Course will include an overview of the organizational structure of federal, state, and local health-related agencies and examine the interrelationship of political, social, cultural and economic dimensions of community based population health activities.


Pubh 3232: Foundations Of Health Education And Promotion Practice, Jackie Mesenbrink Oct 2021

Pubh 3232: Foundations Of Health Education And Promotion Practice, Jackie Mesenbrink

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course examines current issues and topics related to the practice of health promotion and education including philosophical foundations of health promotion and education, ethical issues in health education and promotion, the Certified Health Education Specialist Competencies, organizations and associations in public health education and employment potential.


Pubh 4133: Health Promotion Program Planning Ii, Kristina Harbaugh Oct 2021

Pubh 4133: Health Promotion Program Planning Ii, Kristina Harbaugh

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Introduces students to additional theory and application of community-based program planning and evaluation. The second of a two-course sequence, the focus will be on program implementation, evaluation, and reporting of the health promotion plan developed during the prior semester. Students will gain first-hand experience in conducting an evaluation of a community health education program.


Cohe 7232 A – Health Promotion Planning And Evaluation, Andrew Hansen Oct 2021

Cohe 7232 A – Health Promotion Planning And Evaluation, Andrew Hansen

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Introduces the student to the theory and application of planning and evaluation principles. Planning and evaluation skills will be developed that can be utilized in a variety of health-related settings. Familiarizes students with theories and models from the social and behavioral sciences and health education used in behavior change interventions. Emphasizes the planning and implementing of community health interventions at multiple ecological levels.


Pubh 4798: Internship In Health Education And Promotion, Jamie S. Cromley Oct 2021

Pubh 4798: Internship In Health Education And Promotion, Jamie S. Cromley

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course provides the senior level Public Health majors with a practical experience in an appropriate practice setting. Students must complete all course work in the Public Health major prior to enrolling in this course.


Pubh 4132: Health Promotion Program Planning I, Raymona H. Lawrence Oct 2021

Pubh 4132: Health Promotion Program Planning I, Raymona H. Lawrence

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

Provides the student with the theory and practical applications of planning, developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs in a variety of settings. The focus will be on a global approach to planning with emphasis on the 5 settings for health promotion programming which include school, community, clinical, college, and worksite settings.


Envh 7234 – Environmental Toxicology, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu Oct 2021

Envh 7234 – Environmental Toxicology, Evans Afriyie-Gyawu

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course introduces students to concepts associated with the lethal and sub-lethal effects of environmental and occupational stressors on humans and other living organisms.


Epid 8230 – Observational Study Design And Analysis, Kelly L. Sullivan Oct 2021

Epid 8230 – Observational Study Design And Analysis, Kelly L. Sullivan

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course will focus on the design and conduct of observational research designs including cohort, case-control and cross-sectional approaches. This course will provide instruction related to issues specific to observational research approaches. Students will develop and present detailed study plans for each research approach.


Hspm 7232: Public Health Finance, Charles Owens Oct 2021

Hspm 7232: Public Health Finance, Charles Owens

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course examines the structure and functioning of the finance components of the public health system. Public health organizations will be discussed within the context of the financial environment that includes financial management, managerial accounting, revenue cycle management, and funding and financial management of grants/contracts. The course also examines key financial tools and analyses for financially related decision making within the principles of strategic management applied to public health organizations amid a dynamic changing environment.


Hspm 7433 – U.S. Health Systems, Jeff Jones Oct 2021

Hspm 7433 – U.S. Health Systems, Jeff Jones

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course discusses the history and evolution of health systems in the United States and in other countries. Topics include the U.S. legislative process and the health policies underpinning these approaches. This course also includes comparative approaches from other countries in dealing with insurance, immunizations, health access, drug addiction and regulation.


Pubh 4890 - Directed Individual Study, Joanne Chopak-Foss Oct 2021

Pubh 4890 - Directed Individual Study, Joanne Chopak-Foss

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is intended to enhance your knowledge of a contemporary public health issue while developing your skills as a researcher. An essential part of scientific research is learning to conduct a detailed literature review. Without this fundamental skill, you are likely to waste a great deal of time exploring questions that have already been answered or fail to get the best results due to outdated theories and methods.


Pubh 6541 - Biostatistics, Haresh Rochani Dr. Oct 2021

Pubh 6541 - Biostatistics, Haresh Rochani Dr.

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course examines statistics in public health and related sciences, including sampling, probability, basic discrete and continuous distributions, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, categorical data analysis, regression, and correlation. Emphasis will be on the development of critical thinking skills and health data analysis applications with computer software.


Pubh 5520/5520g - Introduction To Public Health, Tolulope Awolusi Oct 2021

Pubh 5520/5520g - Introduction To Public Health, Tolulope Awolusi

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to give students a foundation in the core functions of the population-based public health (assessment, policy development and assurance). In addition, this course will examine the 10 essential services of public health within these core functions. Defining effective public health practice and providing knowledge about the technical, social, and political parameters related to public health research and practice are goals for this class. Students will gain an understanding of public health as a broad area of work that applies the benefits of current biomedical, environmental, social, and behavioral knowledge in ways that maximize the health status …


Pubh 4331 – Occupational Health In Public Health Practice, Atin Adhikari Oct 2021

Pubh 4331 – Occupational Health In Public Health Practice, Atin Adhikari

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course provides an overview of the key issues and practices related to workplace hazards in public health practice. Students will be introduced key concepts of environmental epidemiology, toxicology, preparedness, disease management, prevention, and health promotion in occupational settings that both workers and the public are impacted. The course covers primary methods of pollutant exposure assessment, a basic understanding of environmental toxicology, health effects of chemical, biological, and physical agents in a variety of facilities from agricultural, to service industry, private sector to healthcare settings. Students will also be introduced to safety regulations in these settings.


Pubh 3432: Introduction To Global Health Policy, Bill Mase Oct 2021

Pubh 3432: Introduction To Global Health Policy, Bill Mase

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course introduces the range of cultural and policy approaches different countries take to health, healthcare access, and related population-level health interventions. As part of this course, students will compare different healthcare systems from selected countries.


Pubh 7090 03f: Quality Improvement In Healthcare & Pubilc Health, Linda Kimsey Oct 2021

Pubh 7090 03f: Quality Improvement In Healthcare & Pubilc Health, Linda Kimsey

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is an overview of the application of quality improvement (QI) in healthcare and public health settings. In both healthcare and public health, creating and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement is an essential component of an organization’s performance and is vital to achieving the Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim principles. After covering the history and theory of QI, this course introduces Lean, Six Sigma, and PDSA frameworks as well as the tools and techniques associated with the components of each. Practical application of tools will be emphasized using an A3 problem solving template with a case study …


Geph 7134 Social Marketing For Health Communication, Dziyana Nazaruk Oct 2021

Geph 7134 Social Marketing For Health Communication, Dziyana Nazaruk

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to familiarize students with the history and current applications of health communication theory and strategies to public health practice and research. This course examines how to structure, develop and evaluate social marketing, media advocacy, risk communication and advocacy skills for change. In addition, systematic qualitative data collection processes such as interviewing skills, participant observation and focus groups will be developed. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills to help students analyze and utilize these skills in research and practice


Apph 7135: Cultural Competency For Public Health, Stacy W. Smallwood Oct 2021

Apph 7135: Cultural Competency For Public Health, Stacy W. Smallwood

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course is designed to explore the importance of cultural competence as a tool for reducing health disparities and promoting health equity. Cultural competence processes are critical for meeting public health needs in an increasingly diverse society. As such, public health professionals (practitioners and researchers) must be able to understand the diverse attitudes, beliefs, cultural characteristics, and health-related behaviors of many different populations, in order to optimally meet their public health needs (Njoku & Baker, 2019; Perez & Luquis, 2014). Emphasis will be placed on application of culturally-competent approaches in the planning and implementation of health promotion programs.


Bios 6135: Topics Of Inferene In Biostatistics, Lili Yu Oct 2021

Bios 6135: Topics Of Inferene In Biostatistics, Lili Yu

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

(taken from 2020-21 Course Catalog): This course provides an introduction to the fundamental knowledge of derivatives, integrals, and matrix algebra found in biostatistical inference. The course will introduce the theory of quadratic forms and their applications to distributions, the method of maximum likelihood estimation, likelihood ratio tests, restricted maximum likelihood, and the basis for inferences derived from hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. Emphasis will be placed on how these techniques are used in biostatistical problems and applications using examples from the pharmaceutical industry.


Bios 6331: Regression Analysis In Biostatistics, Jingjing Yin Oct 2021

Bios 6331: Regression Analysis In Biostatistics, Jingjing Yin

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

This course introduces the methods for analyzing biomedical and health related data using linear regression models. The course will introduce the student to some basic theories in linear models but would mainly focus on applied linear model fitting, regression parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. The course will involve model selection, diagnosis and remedial techniques to correct for assumption violations. The students will learn how to apply SAS procedures PROC REG, PROC CORR, and PROC GLM and interpret the results of analysis. Emphasis will also be placed on the development of critical thinking skills.


Bios 6531 - Categorical Data Analysis, Haresh Rochani Dr. Oct 2021

Bios 6531 - Categorical Data Analysis, Haresh Rochani Dr.

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Syllabi

(taken from 2020‑21 Course Catalog): This course introduces statistical methods for analyzing both univariate and multivariate categorical data and count in medical research and other health-related fields. The course will introduce how to distinguish among the different measurement scales, the commonly used statistical probability distribution and inference methods for categorical and count data. Emphasis will be placed on the application of the methodology and computational aspects rather than theory. The students will learn how to apply SAS procedures to data and interpret the results.