Medical Anthropology

MET AN 210

An investigation of the social dimensions of health and illness, exploring the diverse ways in which humans use cultural resources to cope with disease and develop medical and healing systems. The course also examines variations in the definition, diagnosis, experience, and treatment of illnesses across cultures, including the critical examination of biomedicine. Course materials facilitate the exploration of beliefs regarding some common assumptions about health and human behavior, using the tools provided by anthropological theories and concepts. SS

FALL 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
D1 Ostrach CAS B27 R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

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