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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public Health Communications


The public health community - individuals and organizations - have an important role to play in shaping how populations receive and gain access to accurate health information. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines health communication as "the and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health." This class will provide an introduction to the issues and methods associated with effective communication of health related information.
Course Details

Winter 2021

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 16, 2021
Jennifer Antocci
Prerequisite: SPHHS 150 (formerly PUBHLTH 200)
Base Cost: $1,206 ($402/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Dec 07, 2020
End date: Jan 16, 2021
Last day to add: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to drop: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to withdraw: Dec 31, 2020