Learn qualitative and quantitative methods for applied anthropology and health disciplines. Explore the changing face of health and healthcare in communities undergoing the rapid social, cultural, and economic changes associated with globalization. Experience living adjacent to one of the last remaining cloud forest preserves in Central America.
This six-week course features extensive field practice and an in-depth exploration of a number of quantitative and qualitative research methods for assessing community health. Students have the opportunity to carry out research in interdisciplinary teams on issues of community importance and present their results in a public forum.
The course is a partnership between the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Public Health, the University of South Florida Department of Anthropology, the Monteverde Institute and the U.S.-Mexico Foundation for Science. Graduate credit is available through UIC or USF.
Course dates are June 21- August 3, 2003. Application deadline is April 1, 2003. Application materials available on-line.
Sophia Klempner, MPH
Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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