NS 4631

NS 4631

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Students enrolled in this course will complete a nine-week intensive health and development policy research project based in the Zambian context. Students will work with a Cornell peer and a local organization in Lusaka to complete and present a research paper on a global health and development topic of relevance to Zambia. This course will include collaborative and cross-cultural virtual learning, facilitated critical reflection, and professional skill development.

When Offered Summer.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: students formally accepted into the Global Health Summer Program in Lusaka, Zambia.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NS 2600, NS 4620.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1150 NS 4631   FLD 801

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • May 31 - Jul 23, 2021
    • Moseley, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: NS 2600: Introduction to Global Health, and NS 4620: Global Service Learning Pre-Departure Seminar. Permission of instructor required. Taught in Lusaka, Zambia in the past - will be online for 2021. Enrollment limited to: Students in the Global Health and ILR Summer Program in Zambia. Enrollment questions should be directed to the DNS Global Health Fellow, Mia Haller (mah423@cornell.edu). (Dates: June 1st - July 30th)