Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks

Stethescoe Surrounding a Globe Representing World HealthWhat can we do to prevent outbreaks of infectious diseases from becoming epidemics or pandemic? In Epidemics, Pandemics and Outbreaks, you’ll learn the facts about infectious diseases and medical responses. We’ll focus on the public health laws and policies that provide the framework for effective prevention, like quarantine laws, drug development policies, and bioterrorism and biodefense.

The course is co-taught by multiple Pitt Law instructors: Elena Baylis, Associate Professor of Law; Elizabeth Bjerke, JD; Amesh Adalja, MD, FACP; and Ryan Morhard from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The course runs in the On-Demand format and you can register through the course homepage.