21A.300 Practicum in Global Health and Development


Class Info

Provides training for students to critically analyze the relationship between "health" and "development." Draws upon the theory and methods of medical anthropology, social medicine, public health, and development to track how culture, history, and political economy influence health and disease in global communities. Students work in teams to formulate research questions, and collect and analyze qualitative data in clinical and community settings in the greater Boston area, in order to design effective development interventions aimed at reducing health disparities in the US and abroad. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.300 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. C. James.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursdays in E53-354.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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