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HIST 279 History of Modern Medicine 4.0 Credits

This course will survey the intellectual, and social-cultural history of Western laboratory-based medicine from the late-19th century to the present. It will focus on the political, economic, institutional, and cultural aspects of the development of scientific medicine. Interpretive materials will include biographies, medical publications, films, and fictional accounts related to topics including the role of physicians, nurses, hospitals, biomedical research, therapies etc.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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