HI 5381 Methods in Public Health Informatics
3 semester credit hours/meets part of the basic informatics component
Lecture Contact Hours: 2; Lab Contact Hours: 3
This course introduces practical methods and techniques used in Public Health Informatics (PHI). The course will focus on methods for evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of public health protection and delivery. The course modules are organized into three domain knowledge of PHI methods: 1) Legal and Policy Framework of Public Health Informatics, 2) GIS and Spatial Analysis, and 3) Evaluation and Knowledge Management of Public Health Informatics. The course is designed to familiarize students with methods for addressing the core concepts and issues confronting public health practitioners and researchers in planning, implementation and evaluation of information systems.