AADS 5385 Health and Disease in the African American Experience (Spring: 3 )
This course examines the historical relationships between race, medicine, and health care from the era of New World slavery to the age of AIDS. In doing so, we will pay particular attention to the role of ideas of racial difference in the production of medical knowledge, the historical persistence of racial disparities in the delivery of health care, and folk and professional healing within the African American community.
Instructor(s): Martin Summers
Prerequisites: History Core
Cross listed with:
Last Updated: 22-Feb-14