HIST182 CM - Human Health and Disease in American History

This seminar explores how health and disease shaped American societies, culture, and politics from the colonial period to the present. Topics will include the changing science of human health, folk medicine, the professionalization of American medicine, and the politics and ethics of biomedical research in a historical context. Readings, assignments, and in-class exercises will prepare students to produce an original research paper. This course fulfills the research requirement for the history major. 

Offered: Occasionally

Credit: 1

Course Number: HIST182 CM

This course information is from the 2023-2024 Catalog. View this catalog.

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