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UMDM 1103 The History of Medicine (Fall and Spring)

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Credits: 1 unit

Course Description:

As healthcare is fundamentally a social activity that takes place in the context of its time and place, this course introduces students to the history of medicine from the ancient world to modern times. The course structure and content allows students to examine the interplay of time, gender, culture, religion and science over time.

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