May 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

HU 470 - Social History of Therapeutics


This cross-disciplinary course introduces the social history of medical therapy in the United States. Using both primary and secondary sources, it emphasizes the social development of healthcare professions. In particular, to illustrate how tools shape practice, the course considers examples of technology in medicine. By examining artifacts and print materials, students will analyze their meaning and significance within both a social history and therapeutic context.

Credits: 3