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ANTH 428 Medicine, Technology, Culture, and Society

A medical anthropological perspective on medical science, technology, translational research, and clinical practice, in laboratory, clinic, family, social, and cultural contexts. Topics include explanatory models of health, acute and chronic illness, disability; social and cultural dimensions genetics; clinical interaction.

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Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
  ANTH 428 001 Seminar 1 Tue Thu 15:30 17:00

This course offers a medical anthropological perspective on medical science,

technology, translational research, and clinical practice in laboratory,

clinic, family, social, and cultural contexts. We will focus our attention

on the development of genomic medicine and its relationship to more general

medical science and clinical practice in the lives of patients with

hereditary diseases, chronic conditions, and disabilities.