MICB-702 Regulatory Science and Public Health
Fall for 2015-2016
This course begins with the fundamental treatment of the unique nature of regulatory science -- how science is used in regulatory, legislative, executive, and judicial decisions and affairs and scientific and other (e.g. communication) competencies that are needed to respond to regulatory requirements. This includes an overview of the development of regulation as a living product of public administration and public policy. The course covers methodological regulatory science beginning with health risk assessment, and an overview of regulatory economics. With this as a foundation, the course provides a concentrated treatment of specific regulatory public health topics ranging from regulatory atmospheric sciences to regulatory toxicology and regulatory pharmacology. With this as a foundation, the course provides treatment of various regulatory science areas concentrating on specific public health topics.
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