Introduction to Global Health

Meet the Faculty

Oladele Ogunseitan

Oladele (Dele) Ogunseitan is professor of Public Health and founding Chair of the department of Population Health and Disease Prevention at the University of California, Irvine, where he is also professor of Social Ecology. After undergraduate and graduate training at the University of Ife, Nigeria, he earned his doctorate in microbiology at the University of Tennessee, and his Master of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also earned a certificate in International Health. He researches the nexus of industrial development, environmental quality and human health. He is the author of Microbial Diversity (Blackwell-Wiley, 2005) and editor of Green Health (Sage, 2011). He was the founding editor of African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. His articles have appeared in Science, The Lancet Global Health, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Environmental Health Perspectives, Environmental Management, and Environmental Science & Technology.

Created by Oladele Ogunseitan

Introduction to Global Health

Spring Quarter 2018
UC Irvine, PUBHLTH 170
4 quarter units

Provides a foundational interdisciplinary understanding of global health issues and their importance to various societal goals, including poverty reduction, economic productivity, and peace promotion. Covers major communicable and non-communicable diseases and demographic patterns of disease burden.

Important dates: 

Registration opens: Feb 26, 2018 
Registration ends: Mar 31, 2018
First day of instruction: Apr 2, 2018
Last day of instruction: June 8, 2018


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Oladele Ogunseitan