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Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

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Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health

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Allen School Courses

 

Students in our programs benefit from a broad range of learning opportunities across the university. Courses offered by the Allen School are designed to provide  specific content that meets the needs of global animal health students in programs such as the Graduate Program in Immunology and Infectious Diseases, and the Interdisciplinary PhD program.  These courses encourage multidisciplinary engagement and are open to any graduate and professional student at Washington State University.

The following courses are currently offered by the Allen School to registered WSU students.  Please see the current University Catalog for specific semesters, times, and locations of classes.


GLANHLTH 500

Animal Health Food System Policy and US State Government (1 credit) – Policy-making process relating to trade, animal health and food systems at the state and provincial levels. Limited enrollment. Open to graduate students and 4th year GAH Certificate students (DVM students should use vacation block) with permission of the course director (Bill Sischo).

GLANHLTH 501

Animal Health Food System Policy and US National Government (1 credit) – Policy-making process relating to trade, animal health and food systems at the national level. Limited enrollment. Open to graduate students and 4th year GAH Certificate students (DVM students should use vacation block) with permission of the course director (Bill Sischo).

GLANHLTH 502

Animal Health Food System Policy and Intergovernmental Organizations (1 credit) – International policy-making emphasizing the impact of international standards and policy of food safety, animal health, trade and public health. Limited enrollment. Open to graduate students and 4th year GAH Certificate students (DVM students should use vacation block) with permission of the course director (Bill Sischo).

GLANHLTH 503

Animal Human Disease Interface (1 credit) - This graduate level course focuses on understanding the role of veterinary medicine at the animal-human interface in solving global health challenges, the multidisciplinary nature of global health, and disease transmission from animal reservoirs to humans.  This course is a required course for the Global Animal Health Professional Certificate program. Course Directors: Terry McElwain, Gretchen Kaufman
GLANHLTH 503-Spring 2015 Syllabus

GLANHLTH 504

Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Global Health Challenges (1 credit) –The main goal of this course is to stimulate multidisciplinary collaboration among graduate students at various departments and schools at WSU around an important global health problem that includes a significant animal health component. This is a graduate elective course offered by the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health. It is designed to be part of the Global Animal Health Pathway and Professional Certificate program and is open to all graduate and professional students at WSU.

Students will be selected for course participation based on the disciplinary diversity desired to make up at least 4 balanced interdisciplinary teams of 5 members each. The case challenge scenario and supporting information will be presented to accepted students in advance. Students will be asked to come prepared to represent their discipline on a multidisciplinary team. The course will be conducted in an intensive fashion over 2 ½ days (weekend).

Course Directors: Petronella Magunda, Terry McElwain 
Multidisciplinary Approaches Syllabus 2014