- Associate Professor and Interdisciplinary Program Director
The Health Humanities minor offered by Simmons University and the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (MCPHS) adds humanistic perspectives to the understanding of wellness and healthcare through interdisciplinary scholarship and research.
The future of healthcare is now
The Health Humanities minor focuses on ethical leadership practice, sensitivity to cultural impacts on health and wellness, and communication skills, helping future practitioners bridge the gap between patients and providers.
This minor includes a Capstone for independent research, and students will be encouraged to take optional internship experiences that explore the intersection of health and culture.
The courses below have been identified as core courses for the health humanities minor. To fulfill the Health Humanities minor course requirements, students must take 5 courses, 4 credits per course or a total of 20 credits. For more information, consult Diane Grossman ([email protected]).
|HUM 345||Healthcare Humanities (Taught at MCPHS)|
|PHIL 131||Biomedical Ethics (Taught at Simmons)|
Global Health Elective Courses
|ECON 145||Economics of Sustainability and Resource Use||4|
|ECON 214||Gender, Globalization, and Development||4|
|ECON 247||Environmental Economics||4|
|SOCI 245||Global Health||4|
|WGST 200||Women, Nation, Culture||4|
|CHEM 221M||Cultural Ecology and Sustainability: Lessons From Iceland||4|
|CHEM 227||Energy & Global Warming||4|
|NUTR 150||International Nutrition Issues||4|
|PHIL 139||Environmental Ethics||4|
Social and Cultural Elective CoursesChoose one
|AST 232||Race, Gender & Health||4|
|SOCI 241||Health, Illness & Society||4|
|PHIL 232||Theories of Justice||4|
|SOCI 275||Birth and Death||4|
|SOCI 345||Health Systems & Policy||4|
|SW 251||Human Behavior in the Social Environment I||4|
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- Associate Professor and Program Director, Master of Public Policy
- Professor Emerita
- Adjunct Faculty
- Professor and Chair of Critical Race, Gender, and Cultural Studies, and Chair of Public Health
- Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Relations