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Health and Culture

Explore the intersection of culture and health care and increase your employability in public health professions by adding a health and culture certificate. 

Why Study Health and Culture?

Through this certificate, you will become better able to engage with people of diverse cultures and learn how health care is defined and practiced in different cultures, with an overall goal of improving the quality of health care work. In addition to expanding your knowledge base of culture and health care, this certificate will support your employability in public health professions. Expand your understanding of health and culture through courses such as Medical Anthropology, Medical Sociology, Global Health, Introduction to Public Health, Cultural Anthropology and more.


Degrees & Offerings

Health and Culture

Certificate
  Vermillion Main Campus

By learning about the intersection of culture and health, you will be better able to transform and better the health care system. This program will benefit students in a variety of majors, including anthropology, sociology, medical biology, psychology, social work, health sciences and public health

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Departments & Facilities

Our faculty have expertise in medical anthropology, medical sociology, epidemiology, forensic anthropology, religiosity, globalization, archaeology and more.
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Anthropology & Sociology

Human behavior. Biology. Culture. Societies. Social change. Explore what brings us together and what makes us unique on biological and social levels through the Department of Anthropology & Sociology.

Faculty & Staff

Get to know faculty and staff in the Department of Anthropology & Sociology. Our faculty are experts in their fields, contributing to scholarship in archaeology, radiocarbon dating, medieval epidemics, paleodemography, religiosity, globalization, sociology of education, the family, medical sociology, sociology of the law and more.
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Karen Koster

Chair, Anthro & Sociology
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Isaiah Cohen

Assistant Professor
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Cheryl Hartman

Senior Lecturer
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Saige Kelmelis

Assistant Professor
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Tony Krus

Assistant Professor
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Louisa Roberts

Assistant Professor
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Stephanie Spars

Senior Lecturer

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