BIOPL 2210

BIOPL 2210

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

This course is an introduction to two aspects of ethnomedicine/ethnohealth: (1) the study of biology of health disparities like diabetes, cancer, and infectious diseases in Latinos/as, African Americans and American Indians in the United States, (2) and the botany, culture, and medical anthropology of plants and other natural remedies used by ancient cultures in the Americas and also currently used throughout the United States and the Americas.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: course work in biology and sociology and health or related area, or permission of instructor.

  • To gain a perspective on the chemistry, pharmacology and efficacy demonstrated in clinical trials of the most used herbal supplements sold over the counter in the North American market and the mechanisms of the diseases targeted with these treatments.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1570 BIOPL 2210   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode:
    Prerequisite: previous course work in biology and sociology and health or a related area or permission of instructor.