July 22-26, 2019
Investigating socioeconomic and ecological links between human health and natural ecosystems
BIO 270 – MINI-COURSE: 1 WEEK, 2 CREDITS
Registration deadline July 8th 2019
Two of the biggest challenges humanity has to face - promoting human health and halting environmental degradation – are too big to be addressed in an incremental, sector-specific way. Breakthroughs can be achieved through a creative, interdisciplinary approach that recognizes the complex links between human health and functioning ecosystems. Through lectures and case-study discussions with experts from multiple Stanford Schools and Departments, students will develop an in-depth understanding of the “Planetary Health” concept, its foundation, goals, priorities, and methods of investigation and will explore the most relevant immediate and long-term challenges. Click here for course description, learning goals, schedule, etc.
Location: Stanford Palo Alto Campus Y2E2 253 + 1-day field trip to Hopkins Marine Station in Monterey
Instructors: Giulio De Leo, Susanne Sokolow (Stanford Program for Disease Ecology, Health and the Environment) and Katherine Burke (Center for Innovation in Global Health) + invited speakers