Public Mental HealthSemester Course

Public Mental Health, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Psychology, Public Health
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

In this course, we explore the different challenges faced by those with mental health conditions compared to physical health problems. Through peer-reviewed literature, policy briefs, popular media, and discussions with experts in the field, you develop the necessary competencies to make a positive difference as future leaders promoting healthy populations. Furthermore, the course introduces you to peer-reviewed literature development, as well as effective presentation methods.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Public Policy

Faculty

Brian Odlaug

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (School of Public Health, Faculty & Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen), M.P.H (School of Public Health, Health Administration & Policy, University of Minnesota). Medical Advisor (with H. Lundbeck A/S since 2015). Scientific Consultant (ad hoc, including University of Chicago, several private firms). Author/co-author of 4 books and over 175 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, peer-reviewer for over 40 scientific journals, and grant reviewer / invited lecturer for several countries. With DIS since 2015.

Public Health, Brian Odlaug