PENAPH will facilitate a four day introductory course to Participatory Epidemiology at the Summer Public Health Institute (PHI) at the University of Minnesota. The PHI offers opportunities for students to take classes in Culturally Responsive Public Health, Environmental Science, Food Protection, Global Health, Infectious Disease Epi, Public Health Leadership, Public Health Preparedness, Response & Recovery, Research Methods & Women and Child Health. This year Christine Jost will be lead facilitator of the PE course using materials developed by PENAPH partners. The course will run from May 31 to June 3, 2011. Financial aid is available for some students. Go to http://www.sph.umn.edu/ce/institute/ to learn more.
With so many factors that can influence to health of certain communities, these courses are necessary so that students can learn effective ways and safeguards of good health.
Thanks for your comment. We agree. PE is very useful learning about the diverse factors than can affect community health.