NS 4631

NS 4631

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

An eight-week summer course in Zambia, this course is an intensive health policy research experience. Students work collaboratively with a Cornell peer to complete and present a research project on various topics. The course also includes: a family homestay, clinical shadowing and observation, facilitated critical reflection, and Peace Corp visit.

When Offered Summer.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NS 2600: Introduction to Global Health and NS 4620: Pre-Departure Seminar for Service Learning

Distribution Category (CA-HE)
Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-ITL)

  • Describe a public health issue through engagement in practice, policy, or research.
  • Examine and explain the key characteristics and interests of their host organization, hospital, institution, or research project, and how they relate to public health issue they have described and analyzed.
  • Analyze a public health issue integrating academic knowledge and experiential learning.
  • Document and explain how the applied experience advanced academic, professional, and personal learning goals.
  • Demonstrate the capacity to critically reflect on their own values, ethics, assumptions and actions in the context of cultures, collaborations and institutions.
  • Demonstrate the capacity to collaborate across differences (e.g. cultural, social, personal, economic, values, religious).

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1660NS 4631  FLD 801

  • Taught in Lusaka, Zambia. Enrollment limited to Students in the Global Health and ILR Summer Program in Zambia.