IID 201. Eradicating Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Dyann Wirth, Manoj Duraisingh, Jeffrey Dvorin
  • Term: Fall
  • Days: T, Th
  • Time: 3:45-5:15
  • School: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Course ID: 190830
  • Subject Area: Biological Sciences in Public Health

Provides an introduction to ecological and epidemiological concepts basic to the control of infectious agents. Considers important parasitic diseases of particular significance in the developing areas of the world. Epidemiological principles of vector-associated diseases are elucidated through study of entities such as malaria and schistosomiasis.

Note: Background in biology required; knowledge of pathogenesis of infectious diseases desirable.

Requirement: Students outside of HSPH must request instructor permission to enroll in this course