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Sexuality, Sexual, and Reproductive Health

 See schedule for students in:

Fall 12 entering students:
  Environmental Health Sciences
  Epidemiology
  Health Policy & Management
  Population & Family Health
  Sociomedical Sciences

 

For Fall 13 entering students; tentative schedules for Fall 14 entering students:
  Environmental Health Sciences
  Epidemiology
  Health Policy & Management
  Population & Family Health
  Sociomedical Sciences

The Certificate in Sexuality and Reproductive Health approaches sexual and reproductive health as states of physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being. The curriculum explores and challenges social inequalities that have had profound effects on sexuality and health. Students learn how to promote sexual and reproductive health through health education programs and interventions, advocacy efforts, policy development, legal reform, and community mobilization. The program emphasizes a commitment to social justice and human rights as well as technical knowledge and skills.

Coursework

Classes from the departments of Epidemiology, Population and Family Health, and Sociomedical Sciences will teach students how to promote sexual and reproductive health through health education programs and interventions, advocacy efforts, policy development, legal reform, and community mobilization.

 

Possible Sexuality, Sexual, and Reproductive Health Electives*

*Students may substitute other elective courses upon the approval of the certificate faculty lead.

P6712 - Introduction to Health Advocacy, (3 cr), Fall & Spring

P8600 - Pedagogy of Sexuality Education, (3 cr), Fall & Spring

P8610 - SRH and HIV/AIDS: Clinical, policy, and program perspectives, (3 cr), Spring

P8612 - Eliminating Pediatric AIDS: Towards a Global Approach, (1.5 cr), Spring

P8616 - Public health aspects of adolescent health,  (3 cr), Spring

P8633 - Issues in School-Based Health, (1.5 cr), Spring

P8639 - Gender-based violence in complex emergencies, (1.5 cr), Spring

P8671 - Globalization of Motherhood,  (1.5 cr), Spring

P8673 - Stigma, Prejudice, and Discrimination as Social Stressors, (3 cr), Spring

P8675 - Health Systems Approach to Maternal Mortality, (1.5 cr), Spring

 

P8691 - Public Health Advocacy and Reproductive Health  (1.5 cr), Fall

P8694 - Key Issues in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Research (1.5 cr), Spring

P8709 - Seminar in Sexuality, Gender, Health and Human Rights  (3 cr), Fall

P8725 - Global AIDS Policy  (3 cr), Spring

P8738 - Seminar on Gay and Lesbian Issues in Public Health  (3 cr)

P9719 - Critical Perspectives in Research, Gender, Sex and Health  (3 cr), Spring

 

Semester listed may vary

Certificate Contacts

Faculty Lead
Eric W.Schrimshaw
es458@columbia.edu

Assistant Professor
Sociomedical Sciences

 

Department of Sociomedical Sciences
Andrea Constancio
ac995@columbia.edu

Associate Director of Student Affairs
212.342.0287212.342.0287 
 



 

Faculty Lead
Marina Catallozzi
mc2840@columbia.edu
Assistant Professor
Population & Family Health

 

Office of Educational Programs
msph-oep@columbia.edu
212.305.1954212.305.1954 

 

Learn about admissions requirements for this certificate.