The Population & Health program is focused on human populations and how population dynamics affect human development, health, and well-being.
This area blends training in:
- Medical Sociology
- Social Epidemiology
Faculty examine demographics of people across the world:
- Physical-Environmental determinants of physical and mental health
- Mortality and Well-being throughout the course of life
Other faculty explore population-related issues through the study of family, gender, race/ethnicity, deviance, and migration.
Students who choose to specialize in this area must:
- Enroll in the courses specifically related to the study of populations and health
- Participate in our introductory seminar on population measures and dynamics
- Participate in our discussion-based seminar on medical sociology.