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Adjunct Faculty- Introduction to Public Health

Middlesex College
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 17, 2020

The Division of Business, STEM and Health Professions at Middlesex County College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor to teach a Remote Live course in Introduction to Public Health during the Spring 2021 semester. Topics will include:

· Historical development of public health and ways that public health affects current events and daily life

· Public health and related roles and responsibilities of government, non- government agencies, and private health organizations

· Risk factors and modes of transmission for communicable and chronic diseases and how these diseases affect both personal and population health

· Leading causes of mortality, morbidity, and health disparities among local, regional, and global populations

· Methods of epidemiology and surveillance, including rates, risk factors, disease determinants and causation are used to safeguard the population’s health

· Burden of infectious and chronic diseases and injuries on morbidity and mortality and approaches to early detection and prevention

· Interconnectedness among the physical, social, and environmental aspects of community health, and their impact across the life span

· Impact of policies, laws, and legislation on both individual and population health

· Impact of environmental factors on health and disease

· Basic organization of healthcare and public health systems and the contributions of public health and health professionals

· Core functions of public health in addressing health disparities and the needs of diverse and vulnerable populations.

· Roles of public health in natural or terrorism-related disaster prevention and management.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Public Health or closely related field is required. Experience teaching in a remote environment is preferred.

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