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This course provides an introduction to selected key topics in chronic diseases burden endured globally. We will address the following questions: How is it that people in some countries live twice as long as in others? Why is there a rising epidemic of NC [...]
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This is a focused curriculum for residents in Emergency Medicine to receive Global Health training. Residents in this track engage in lectures, research and clinical work overseas. [...]
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This elective will consist of two weeks in an international medically underserved area. The student will travel with a multidisciplinary team to the country and be part of a medical mission project working with Dr. B. Earl Salser Jr. and other physicians [...]
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The Cachamsi Medical Spanish Institute provides an educational experience for medical students, residents and attending physicians where their communication skills are greatly enhanced to assess, examine and treat Spanish-speaking patients in the United S [...]
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3rd Party International Programs offer a large selection of study away programming to suit the particular needs of most students. Once these study away courses have been approved by the UAB Office for Study Away Director and by the student’s academic advi [...]
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This elective allows students to experience service learning in international settings. Students identify a local preceptor in an international setting to arrange living and professional experiences. A UASOM-Tuscaloosa faculty member in the Department of [...]
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African aesthetics, African cosmology, and qualities of African spirituality. [...]
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Case study approach emphasizing development, evolution and impact of primitive African technology on contemporary architecture, engineering and medicine. 3 hours. [...]
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Development of international accounting knowledge needed to make informed decisions in a global business environment. [...]
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Development of international accounting knowledge needed to make informed decisions in a global business environment through study abroad. [...]
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This course allows students to compare different approaches to healthcare in various systems both within and outside the United States. The U.S. health care delivery system will be compared with approaches used in other countries, and health system reform [...]
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Cultures of world's peoples; ideas used to explain similarities and differences among human groups. [...]
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Special topics in cultural anthropology addressed through use of ethnographic films. Culture areas, culture change, and traditional societies in modern world. [...]
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Ethnology of indigenous peoples of South America including ecological adaptation, social organization, religious systems, and culture change. Emphasis on lowland South American (Amazonian) Indians. [...]
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This course is a history of the exploration of Egypt emphasizing major archaeological discoveries and how they have shaped our modern perceptions of ancient Egypt. Excavations at important ancient sites such as Thebes and Abydos will be covered in relatio [...]