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Have you ever wondered why African Americans still have the lowest life expectancy and more health problems than a majority of other ethnic and health disparity groups in the United States? This module will not only answer these questions but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Uncovering the early history of public health and medical issues associated with African Americans; (b) Discovering the relationship between African American cultural values, beliefs and patterns with their health status and outcomes; (c) Investigating the top ten causes of mortality and morbidity among African Americans from a comprehensive, holistic perspective; and (d) Developing culturally competent prevention strategies for specific African American populations in the United States. If you are interested in any of theses topics, then this module is for you.

Topics in this module include an Introduction to African American health, medical anthropology and African American health, African American culture and health outcomes, and strategies of applied medical anthropological public health research.

Have you ever wondered why African Americans still have the lowest life expectancy and more health problems than a majority of other ethnic and health disparity groups in the United States? This module will not only answer these questions but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Uncovering the early history of public health and medical issues associated with African Americans; (b) Discovering the relationship between African American cultural values, beliefs and patterns with their health status and outcomes; (c) Investigating the top ten causes of mortality and morbidity among African Americans from a comprehensive, holistic perspective; and (d) Developing culturally competent prevention strategies for specific African American populations in the United States. If you are interested in any of theses topics, then this module is for you.

Module topics here include cultural health framework, diabetes disparities and cancer status in Black Americans, and the life expectancy of the Black male.

Have you ever wondered why African Americans still have the lowest life expectancy and more health problems than a majority of other ethnic and health disparity groups in the United States? This module will not only answer these questions but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Uncovering the early history of public health and medical issues associated with African Americans; (b) Discovering the relationship between African American cultural values, beliefs and patterns with their health status and outcomes; (c) Investigating the top ten causes of mortality and morbidity among African Americans from a comprehensive, holistic perspective; and (d) Developing culturally competent prevention strategies for specific African American populations in the United States. If you are interested in any of theses topics, then this module is for you.

Topics in this module include HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases, mental health issues and physical activity in Black America, and reproductive health disparities among African American women and alternative health practices.

Have you ever wondered why African Americans still have the lowest life expectancy and more health problems than a majority of other ethnic and health disparity groups in the United States? This module will not only answer these questions but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Uncovering the early history of public health and medical issues associated with African Americans; (b) Discovering the relationship between African American cultural values, beliefs and patterns with their health status and outcomes; (c) Investigating the top ten causes of mortality and morbidity among African Americans from a comprehensive, holistic perspective; and (d) Developing culturally competent prevention strategies for specific African American populations in the United States. If you are interested in any of theses topics, then this module is for you.

Topics here include rural health of Black Americans and cultural health care strategies for African Americans.

Have you ever wondered why it is hard to understand how various ethnic and health disparity groups have a difficult time getting the care that they want and need in America? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Discovering the relationship between culture and health; (b) Uncovering the origins and theories for the causes of ethnic and health disparities; (c) Investigating geographic variation of ethnic and health disparities data; (d) Examining the cultural health issues associated with ethnic groups such as Hispanic/Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indian and Alaska Natives; (e) Finding out how cultural competency strategies really work in clinic and public health settings; and (f) Developing strategies to eliminate ethnic health and health disparity problems. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics include introduction and overview of the course, culture and health, a background to health disparity research, the effects of groupings and categories, and strategies for ethnic health and health disparities research.

Have you ever wondered why it is hard to understand how various ethnic and health disparity groups have a difficult time getting the care that they want and need in America? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Discovering the relationship between culture and health; (b) Uncovering the origins and theories for the causes of ethnic and health disparities; (c) Investigating geographic variation of ethnic and health disparities data; (d) Examining the cultural health issues associated with ethnic groups such as Hispanic/Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indian and Alaska Natives; (e) Finding out how cultural competency strategies really work in clinic and public health settings; and (f) Developing strategies to eliminate ethnic health and health disparity problems. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics in this module include theories for ethnic health and health disparities, geographic studies and mortality crossover and cultural competence and case studies.

Have you ever wondered why it is hard to understand how various ethnic and health disparity groups have a difficult time getting the care that they want and need in America? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Discovering the relationship between culture and health; (b) Uncovering the origins and theories for the causes of ethnic and health disparities; (c) Investigating geographic variation of ethnic and health disparities data; (d) Examining the cultural health issues associated with ethnic groups such as Hispanic/Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indian and Alaska Natives; (e) Finding out how cultural competency strategies really work in clinic and public health settings; and (f) Developing strategies to eliminate ethnic health and health disparity problems. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics in this module include African American health disparity issues, Hispanic/Latino/a health disparity issues, and Asian American, Pacific Islander, American Indian, and Alaska Natives health disparity issues.

Have you ever wondered why it is hard to understand how various ethnic and health disparity groups have a difficult time getting the care that they want and need in America? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Discovering the relationship between culture and health; (b) Uncovering the origins and theories for the causes of ethnic and health disparities; (c) Investigating geographic variation of ethnic and health disparities data; (d) Examining the cultural health issues associated with ethnic groups such as Hispanic/Latinos, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, American Indian and Alaska Natives; (e) Finding out how cultural competency strategies really work in clinic and public health settings; and (f) Developing strategies to eliminate ethnic health and health disparity problems. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics in this module include women, rural, elderly, and LGBT health disparity issues and solving and eliminating health disparities.

Have you ever wondered why do other countries in the world have a better or worst public health system than the United States? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Reviewing the history of the U.S. public health system; (b) Analyzing the similarities and differences between Westernized medical/public health systems versus the Non-Westernized medical/public health system; (c) Examining the major public health agendas of countries such as Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean Region, Europe, Western Pacific, People's Republic of China, India, Russian Federation, Mexico, Canada, and the United States; and (d) Investigating global public health problems such as how to prepare for pandemic infectious disease outbreaks, how to manage all types of chronic diseases, how to address women's health partnerships. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.
Have you ever wondered why do other countries in the world have a better or worst public health system than the United States? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Reviewing the history of the U.S. public health system; (b) Analyzing the similarities and differences between Westernized medical/public health systems versus the Non-Westernized medical/public health system; (c) Examining the major public health agendas of countries such as Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean Region, Europe, Western Pacific, People's Republic of China, India, Russian Federation, Mexico, Canada, and the United States; and (d) Investigating global public health problems such as how to prepare for pandemic infectious disease outbreaks, how to manage all types of chronic diseases, how to address women's health partnerships. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.
Have you ever wondered why do other countries in the world have a better or worst public health system than the United States? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Reviewing the history of the U.S. public health system; (b) Analyzing the similarities and differences between Westernized medical/public health systems versus the Non-Westernized medical/public health system; (c) Examining the major public health agendas of countries such as Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean Region, Europe, Western Pacific, People's Republic of China, India, Russian Federation, Mexico, Canada, and the United States; and (d) Investigating global public health problems such as how to prepare for pandemic infectious disease outbreaks, how to manage all types of chronic diseases, how to address women's health partnerships. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Module topics here include critical Medical Anthropology, the future of the world's health in these areas: Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean Region, Europe, Western Pacific, People's Republic of China, India, Russian Federation, United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Have you ever wondered why do other countries in the world have a better or worst public health system than the United States? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Reviewing the history of the U.S. public health system; (b) Analyzing the similarities and differences between Westernized medical/public health systems versus the Non-Westernized medical/public health system; (c) Examining the major public health agendas of countries such as Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean Region, Europe, Western Pacific, People's Republic of China, India, Russian Federation, Mexico, Canada, and the United States; and (d) Investigating global public health problems such as how to prepare for pandemic infectious disease outbreaks, how to manage all types of chronic diseases, how to address women's health partnerships. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics here include infectious disease, chronic disease, the outlook for eradicating AIDS, future worldwide health effects of current smoking patterns and tobacco control, women's health, the nutritional crisis to come, population and health, and interpersonal violence and urban health.

Have you ever wondered why our American public health and medical systems view and approach health and medical issues a certain way? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Examining how the field of medical anthropology connects with the fields of medicine, public health, allied health, nursing and health education; (b) Investigating historically our biological and cultural adaptation patterns to specific diseases; (c) Discovering how our American health cultural perspective influences how we diagnose and treat major diseases in the United States; (d) Reviewing how ethnic populations adapt to our American public health and medical systems; and (e) Understanding how other countries may view public health and medical issues differently. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics here include an introduction and overview of the course, an introduction to medical anthropology, chronic and degenerative diseases, and strategies for applied medical anthropological health care research.

Have you ever wondered why our American public health and medical systems view and approach health and medical issues a certain way? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Examining how the field of medical anthropology connects with the fields of medicine, public health, allied health, nursing and health education; (b) Investigating historically our biological and cultural adaptation patterns to specific diseases; (c) Discovering how our American health cultural perspective influences how we diagnose and treat major diseases in the United States; (d) Reviewing how ethnic populations adapt to our American public health and medical systems; and (e) Understanding how other countries may view public health and medical issues differently. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics here include human biological variation I and human biological variation II.

Have you ever wondered why our American public health and medical systems view and approach health and medical issues a certain way? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Examining how the field of medical anthropology connects with the fields of medicine, public health, allied health, nursing and health education; (b) Investigating historically our biological and cultural adaptation patterns to specific diseases; (c) Discovering how our American health cultural perspective influences how we diagnose and treat major diseases in the United States; (d) Reviewing how ethnic populations adapt to our American public health and medical systems; and (e) Understanding how other countries may view public health and medical issues differently. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics here include the culture and ethno medical studies, the Nocebo Phenomenon and Leprosy, culture and illness, and mental health.

Have you ever wondered why our American public health and medical systems view and approach health and medical issues a certain way? This module will not only answer this question but it will also introduce you and walk you through the following issues such as: (a) Examining how the field of medical anthropology connects with the fields of medicine, public health, allied health, nursing and health education; (b) Investigating historically our biological and cultural adaptation patterns to specific diseases; (c) Discovering how our American health cultural perspective influences how we diagnose and treat major diseases in the United States; (d) Reviewing how ethnic populations adapt to our American public health and medical systems; and (e) Understanding how other countries may view public health and medical issues differently. If you are interested in any of these topics, then this module is for you.

Topics here include ethnicity and health care, and global health issues.