Cheryl Robertson, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Professor and Chair, Population Health and Systems Cooperative Unit
School of Nursing, University of Minnesota
Public health problems associated with armed conflict will be examined from an interdisciplinary perspective with emphasis on analyzing the complexities. Content will include consequences of mass displacement, effects on community and family, women's roles and experiences, trauma and healing. Health intervention strategies will be explored and critiqued. Seminar discussion format.
This non-credit course meets with the academic course PubH 7242-101 as part of the 2019 Public Health Institute.
For more information: sph.umn.edu/public-health-institute
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Analyze relationships among war, population displacement and health determinants
- Synthesize the effects of armed conflict on communities and families
- Apply principles of stress and coping models to the refugee psychosocial health experience