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HIST 263 A - US History of Medicine

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Medicine and public health in the United States from the colonial period through the twentieth century. Topics include medical theories, therapeutic practices, and institutions as determined by science, culture, politics, law, and social structures. Additional attention will be paid to illness and epidemics; health care providers, patients, and public policy. Throughout, the course will highlight race, sex, (dis)ability, and other social categories that have affected medical care and been defined in medical terms. Course Information: Same as GWS 263.

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Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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