AIDS_Syllabus_Fall11

AIDS_Syllabus_Fall11 - Fall 2011 HSLH 100A Tu Th 3:30-4:50pm AIDS FUNDAMENTALS Bio Sciences 45 PubHlth 80(Course Codes Biology 05100 PubHlth 89020

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Fall 2011 HSLH 100A AIDS FUNDAMENTALS (Course Codes: Biology- 05100; PubHlth- 89020) Course Website: https://eee.uci.edu/10f/05100 Instructors: Dr. Hung Fan Dr. David Timberlake Biological Sciences Public Health Office Hours: Weeks 1-5, Tuesdays Noon – 1 Office Hours: Weeks 6-10, TBA 106 Sprague Hall 100 Theory, Suite 100 E-mail : [email protected] E-mail: [email protected] Teaching Assistants: Biology: Maribel Arias [email protected] Tom Hsu [email protected] Erinn Parnell [email protected] Dat Ha [email protected] Public Health: Leona Bessonova (E-mail: [email protected] ) Course Text: AIDS: Science and Society by H. Fan, R. Conner and L. Villarreal, 6 th Ed. The instructors will occasionally provide updates to the material in the book during some lectures; information from lectures will supercede information in the text, for exam purposes. Some separate articles will be assigned for weeks 6-10 . All are available through UCI at lib.uci.edu and may be posted on the course website. Note: To add or drop the class, or make changes in your discussion section, use WebReg until 4:00 p.m. on Friday of Week 1 (September 30 ). No changes will be allowed after that date. Note that this differs from other classes – no drops after this date due to the structure of the IEGs and the impact on instructional goals . Also, the last day to change grade options (from P/NP to a letter grade, or from letter grade to P/NP) is Friday, October 8 . Course Objectives Since its identification in 1982, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has grown to become a major scientific and social challenge to our society. There is still no cure in sight for the deadly disease, although our understanding and treatment of it continue to improve. At the moment, education is our best tool not only for stopping the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but also for stemming the fear and misunderstanding that have arisen with the disease. 1
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The general aim of this class will be to increase your understanding of HIV, AIDS, its manifestations, its prevention, and its direct and secondary effects on individuals and society. There are two main objectives for this class:
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course BIOSCI 45 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at UC Irvine.

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AIDS_Syllabus_Fall11 - Fall 2011 HSLH 100A Tu Th 3:30-4:50pm AIDS FUNDAMENTALS Bio Sciences 45 PubHlth 80(Course Codes Biology 05100 PubHlth 89020

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