Course: Masculinity, Sexual Behavior and Health

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Masculinity, Sexual Behavior and Health

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Course

Instructors:

Arik Marcell, MD, MPH

Originally Offered:

Second Term, 2018

Offered By:

Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health Science

Course Number:

380.720



Description:

Reading seminar focusing on men's health with particular attention to sexual and reproductive health and healthcare use among adolescents, extending throughout the lifespan. Students will assess the principal health concerns for sexual and reproductive health, the associated population-based risk factors, and the relative impact of each risk factor. Students will critically examine the meaning of masculinity and the impact of masculinity beliefs on men's health and healthcare use. Students will also evaluate strategies to promote population health including the policies and programs or health care delivery that address health concerns and behavior for men's sexual and reproductive health.