Developed by a brilliant, innovative team of individuals, and co-sponsored by numerous prestigious institutions, this course incorporates materials and resources from accredited, top-notch international health organizations. Brown University Professor David Egilman, MD, MPH envisioned and inspired the creation of this course, which was developed by skilled and knowledgeable developers: Tess Bird, MSc. and Nicolas Druar. Distinguished co-sponsors include the American Association of Public Health Physicians, the American College of Preventive Medicine, Global Health through Education, Training and Service (GHETS) and the University of Gezira. Course competencies have been adapted from the COPC MPH concentrations from the University of Nebraska and George Washington University. Resources are from illustrious organizations such as the American Journal of Public Health, the DC Area Health Education Center, the University of Kansas Community Toolbox, and the World Health Organization. Respected members of the course Advisory Group are: Pyser Edelsack, MSW; David Egilman, MD, MPH; Jack Geiger, MD, MSciHyg; Jaime Gofin, MD, MPH; Ravinder Mehta, MD; and Jane Frances Namatovu, BDS, MMED, FAMMED/COMM PRACT.