MICB 606 - Public Policy for Scientists

Description
This interdisciplinary course will provide introductory lectures in a variety of fields that pertain to biomedical science policy & advocacy. Lectures will cover relevant federal agencies, prominent science advocacy groups and techniques, principles of health economics, funding of research activities, the interaction of science & industry, as well as some controversial issues in science policy such as biodefense, stem cell research, and climate change. Students will be left with a multi-faceted understanding of the environment that shapes biomedical science policy and the scientists’ role in this arena.
Credits
3
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Offered
TuTh, MTh
Avg. Class Size
37
Avg. Sections
1