Medical Anthropology: Health, Culture and Disease

Code: LH11803

Dates: September 19 - October 24, 2022

Meets: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Sessions: 6

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $99.00

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Discuss the interplay of human culture, health and medicine in the past, present and future. From a list of 50 topics ranging from vaccination and autism to the Irish potato famine, from historical plagues to teenage smoking and vaping and many others, choose those of most interest to the group and the lecturer will present on them. Discussions of the pros and cons of each chosen topic will follow the presentation.
Fee: $99.00

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Michael Zimmerman

Michael R. Zimmerman, MD, PhD is a retired anthropologist and pathologist. His research is in mummy paleopathology. He was Adjunct Professor of Biology at Villanova University and Consulting Scholar in the UK at the University of Manchester’s KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology. He is a Consulting Scholar at the Penn Museum and was a faculty member of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania for 45 years. He has taught courses in Paleopathology, History of Disease, Medical Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology and Egyptian Mummies and Modern Science.



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