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Spring 2018 - MIEH607: Global Classroom: Risk Based Approach to Ensure Global Food Safety and Security

MIEH607: Global Classroom: Risk Based Approach to Ensure Global Food Safety and Security
Blended Learning
Time: M 9:00 am - 11 am
Location: SPH 2234CC

Instructor: Muhiuddin Haider, Abdel-Razak Kadry
​Credits: 3

Course Description: Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with Cairo University and the Agriculture Research Center in Egypt to explore the current status and challenges of global food safety and security.

Please email Dr. Haider at mhaider@umd.edu if you are interested in this course.

Award Year: 2017
Name of Faculty: Abdel-Razak Kadry, Muhiuddin Haider
Title & Affiliation: Adjunct Professor (Kadry), Clinical Professor (Haider); Public Health
Title of Proposed Course: A Pilot Global Graduate Class on Risk Based Approach to Ensure Global Food Safety and Security
Partner Institution: Cairo University, Egypt

The purpose of this global graduate class is to train and disseminate knowledge to the participants on the food safety and security. The main subject will be application of risk assessment to ensure food safety and food security. This course will improve the ability of participating students to accept various ways of investigating and solving food safety challenges.

This international course on food safety and food security will assist the students from UMD and Cairo University to collaborate together to solve an international challenge. UMD students will experience, firsthand, the knowledge, belief and attitude toward food safety from other students from the Middle East and vice versa. This course will be a virtual and all lectures, assignment, quizzes and group projects will deliver by web-based technology. All course participants will interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting.