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HMB436H Medical and Veterinary Mycology
This lecture-based course will familiarize students with fungi of public health importance, particularly those that cause disease in humans and other animals. The course will focus on the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment of fungal infections, as well as the ecology, physiology and evolutionary biology of the agents responsible. The course will also address other ways in which fungi influence human and animal health.

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CHL5413H Public Health Sanitation
This course explores the role of environmental sanitation and control as protective measures against public health threats. We will first trace the history of public health sanitation and its essential role in the development, success and fall of human civilizations. We will then examine modern including drinking water treatment, liquid waste management, solid waste management, food safety, milk and meat technology, HACCP, vector control and pesticide safety use and misuse, integrated pest management, housing, and relevant regulatory frameworks. The course will meet weekly on Mondays from 9-12 in Gage Bldg rm 100 during the winter semester. This course combines sessions in lecture format with field excursions to permit students to observe common sanitation processes.

CHL5918H Biological Hazards in the Workplace and Community
This course considers the wide range of biological hazards that may be encountered in work environments, including commercial, non-industrial, industrial and healthcare settings. Emphasis will be given to the tools and practices used by occupational hygeinists in the recognition, evaluation and control of microbiological hazards of occupation. The course will meet weekly on Thursdays from 9-12 in Gage Bldg rm 100 during the fall semester. A majority of sessions will be in lecture format, although several laboratory/ equipment demonstration sessions will be included.