MIT11 143 - Research Methods in Global Health and Development

Description
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. Course site: NOURL
Credits
12
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Avg. Class Size
999
Avg. Sections
1