Course: Health Across the Life Span: Frameworks, Contexts, and Measurements

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Lecture Materials

Module Number: Title

» Lecture 1: How Do We Think About "Health"? (Kristin Mmari)

Part A: Defining Health

Part B: Emic vs. Etic Views on Health

Part C: Population Health

» Lecture 2: Health Status Measurement (Emily Agree)

Part A: Overview of Health Status Measures

Part B: Comprehensive Measures: SF-36 Medical Outcomes Measure

Part C: Specific Measures: Measurement of Physical Disability

Part D: Translating Individual Measures into Measures of Population Health: IMR, ALE, DALYs, and More

» Lecture 3: Measurement and Use of Biomarkers in Population-Based Research (Christopher Seplaki)

Part A: Introduction

Part B: Two Examples of Biomarker Application: Allostatic Load and Frailty

» Lecture 4: Conceptual Frameworks: Applications to Child and Adult Health (Henry Mosley)

Part A: Social Science and Biomedical Perspectives on Health and Disease

Part B: The Child Survival Conceptual Framework

Part C

Part D: A General Conceptual Model of the Multiple Determinants of Health in Populations

» Lecture 5: Conceptual Frameworks: Applications to Reproductive Health (Henry Mosley)

Part A: Fertility: The Davis-Blake Proximate Determinants Framework and the Bongaarts Analytical Model

Part B: Maternal Mortality: The McCarthy-Maine Intermediate Determinants Framework

Part C: Perinatal Health: The Misra-Guyer-Allston (MGA) Integrated Perinatal Health Framework

» Lecture 6: Exploring Inequalities (Kristin Mmari)

Part A: Exploring Inequalities

Part B: Economic Inequality

Part C: Measures of Socioeconomic Status

Part D: The Socioeconomic Status/Health Gradient in Detail

Part E: Addressing Inequalities

» Lecture 7: Multiple Determinants of Health: Race, Racism, and Health (Henry Mosley)

Part A: Race in American Political History and Social Statistics

Part B: Racial Differences in Health in the United States

Part C: Race, Ethnicity, and Ancestry from a Genetic Perspective

Part D: Race, Racism, and Health Disparities

» Lecture 8: Multiple Determinants of Health: Sex and Gender (Henry Mosley)

Part A: Sex, Gender, and the Female Advantage in Survival

Part B: Case Study: USA

Part C: Case Study: Russia

Part D: Gender and Health in Less Developed Countries

» Lecture 9: Life Span Concepts: Demographic Transition and the Theory of Technophysio Evolution (Henry Mosley)

Part A: World Population Growth and the Demographic Transition

Part B: The Theory of Technophysio Evolution

Part C: The Demographic and Health Transition in Less Developed Countries

Part D: Concluding Overview: Frameworks, Time Dimensions, and Multiple Levels

» Lecture 10: Life Span Concepts: Developmental Origins of Adult Disease (Henry Mosley)

Part A: Evolution in Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Part B: Fetal Origins of Adult Disease - Barker Hypothesis

Part C: Mechanisms for Early Influences

Part D: Implications of the New Paradigm - Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease

» Lecture 11: Linking Behaviors with Health and Disease (Kristin Mmari)

Part A: Behaviors, Health, and Disease

Part B: Changing Behaviors

» Lecture 12: Behavior Change Theories (Kristin Mmari)

Part A: Individual-Level Theories

Part B: Interpersonal and Community-Level Theories

Part C: Theory and Practice

» Lecture 13: Culture, Health, and Behavior (Kristin Mmari)

Part A: Key Concepts

Part B: Incorporating Culture in Public Health Practice