Course Description

Global Health 150: Migration and Health, GLB HLT 150

Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to history, current status, and future of migration and health using social determinants of health model to foster multidisciplinary analysis of status of migrant health around world. Exploration of social determinants of health affecting migrating populations, including gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, poverty, religion, politics, governance, and environment. Letter grading.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, Global Health

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Major Requirement: Upper Division for Global Health Minor

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major
Major Requirement: Global Health Major: Medical Social Science Elective or Global Processes
Global Health Minor: Elective
Global Health Departmental Limit of 2 online courses per student in the Major, 1 online course per student in the Minor

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Creators

Michael Rodriguez
Dr. Michael A. Rodríguez, MD, MPH, is professor and vice chair in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health and founding director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America. Additionally, he is founding director of the AltaMed Institute for Health Equity and serves as the founding chair of the UCLA Global Health Minor. His research activities include ethnic/racial health disparities, immigration, food insecurity, gun and violence prevention, health and gender equity, social cohesion, development of research capacity in low- and middle-income countries and social determinants of health, focusing on the most vulnerable US and Latin American populations. He has published widely and lectured internationally on the topics of intimate partner violence, medical education, cross-cultural medicine and collaborative development of domestic and international research capacity. Dr. Rodríguez has also consulted for the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Institute of Medicine. He also serves as advisor or conducts collaborative programs with several Latin American institutions including: the International Centre for Health Equity; Social Cohesion Laboratory II (Mexico); National Institute of Public Health (INSP)-Mexico; Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE); Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (UNAN); and Consejo de Minstros de Salud de Centroamerica y Republica Dominicana (COMISCA). Meanwhile, on the UCLA campus, Dr. Rodríguez mentors and teaches UCLA faculty and trainees addressing a wide range of global health issues. Dr. Rodríguez completed his undergraduate training at the University of California, Berkeley; received his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; completed his residency from the UC San Francisco's Family Medicine Residency Program; received his Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health; and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Stanford University.

 
Dr. Michael A. Rodríguez, MD, MPH, is professor and vice chair in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health and founding director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America. Additionally, he is founding director ...

Dr. Michael A. Rodríguez, MD, MPH, is professor and vice chair in the Department of Family Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health and founding director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America. Additionally, he is founding director of the AltaMed Institute for Health Equity and serves as the founding chair of the UCLA Global Health Minor. His research activities include ethnic/racial health disparities, immigration, food insecurity, gun and violence prevention, health and gender equity, social cohesion, development of research capacity in low- and middle-income countries and social determinants of health, focusing on the most vulnerable US and Latin American populations. He has published widely and lectured internationally on the topics of intimate partner violence, medical education, cross-cultural medicine and collaborative development of domestic and international research capacity. Dr. Rodríguez has also consulted for the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the Pan American Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Institute of Medicine. He also serves as advisor or conducts collaborative programs with several Latin American institutions including: the International Centre for Health Equity; Social Cohesion Laboratory II (Mexico); National Institute of Public Health (INSP)-Mexico; Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE); Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua (UNAN); and Consejo de Minstros de Salud de Centroamerica y Republica Dominicana (COMISCA). Meanwhile, on the UCLA campus, Dr. Rodríguez mentors and teaches UCLA faculty and trainees addressing a wide range of global health issues. Dr. Rodríguez completed his undergraduate training at the University of California, Berkeley; received his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; completed his residency from the UC San Francisco's Family Medicine Residency Program; received his Master of Public Health degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health; and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Stanford University.

 

Nancy Burke
Dr. Burke is Professor and Chair of Public Health at UC Merced. She has conducted research in Cuba and the U.S. on social and cultural processes associated with chronic disease management and cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship. Her research addresses health literacy, social inequality, bioethics, and culture.
 
Dr. Burke is Professor and Chair of Public Health at UC Merced. She has conducted research in Cuba and the U.S. on social and cultural processes associated with chronic disease management and cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship. Her research addresses health literacy, social inequality, bioethics, and culture.  

Dr. Burke is Professor and Chair of Public Health at UC Merced. She has conducted research in Cuba and the U.S. on social and cultural processes associated with chronic disease management and cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship. Her research addresses health literacy, social inequality, bioethics, and culture.
 

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