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Behavioral Science and Health Education Theory

The objective of this course is to provide an overview of theories of behavioral and social science and their roles in health services research and clinical research. The course also covers the development and evaluation of theory-based health education approaches used in medicine. As a final project, students develop a behavioral health intervention drawing on models taught in didactic sessions in order to address key patient problems. By the end of the course, students are able to identify behavioral theories most applicable to addressing a given question.

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Weill Cornell Medicine
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
1300 York Ave. Box 65 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6565 Fax: (212) 746-5981