ANTH 343 - Applied Medical Anthropology

  • 3 credits
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This course explores how:

  • Biology and culture matter equally in the human experience of disease.
  • Social and cultural factors impact health.
  • Ethnography is an essential tool to understand human suffering due to disease.
  • Applied medical anthropology can help to alleviate human suffering and produce better health policy and outcomes.

This course can be applied toward:


ANTH 100 (Introductory Cultural Anthropology) or ANTH 200 (Cultures and the Global System).

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010)
    Skloot, Rebecca
    ISBN: 978-1400052189
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