Elective Courses

(Partial list; courses require approval from instructors and depend on space availability)

MBS 222 – Computerized Motion/Gait Analysis (**Note: Several sessions will meet off campus at New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton; students will need to carpool).  To provide students with an introduction to the biomechanics of locomotion as a predictor and indicator of neuromuscular control in the human body, and to became familiar with the principles and instrumentation of computerized motion and gait analysis.   

MBS 224 – From the Cell to Cancer

Historic and epistemologic overview of the subject with special emphasis on the quality and relevance of the premises adopted by those favoring either a) the somatic mutation theory (SMT) and its variants or b) the tissue organization field theory (TOFT).

MBS 225 – Bioethics for the Budding Physician-Scientist

This course provides an overview of the basic principles of ethics and then uses student presentations to illustrate those principles in the context of cases that are important to physicians doing research.

MBS 226Bioethics for the Budding Clinician

This course provides an overview of the basic principles of ethics and then uses student presentations to illustrate those principles in the context of cases that are important to physicians and their patients.

MBS 228 - Critical Evaluation of the Clinical Literature

MBS 229 - Mental Illness and its Pharmacologic Management

MBS 231 – Immunotherapy of Cancer and Autoimmune Disease

This course provides an in-depth perspective on the types of immunotherapy currently being evaluated, as well as a review of the evolution of immunotherapeutic approaches, including the treatment of allergy.

PH 201 – Principles of Epidemiology

PH 205 – Principles of Biostatistics

PH 210 – Law in Public Health

PH 234 – Public Health Economics

PH 235 – Advanced Public Health Economics

PREP 236 – Principles of Change and Education in Pain Management

PREP 238 – Evaluation and Treatment of Pain