Prof. Stefan Helmreich
Prof. David Jones
STS.330 / HS.246 / 21A.319
This course explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of medicine and biology. Topics might include interaction of disease and society; science, colonialism, and international health; impact of new technologies on medicine and the life sciences; neuroscience and psychiatry; race, biology and medicine. Specific emphasis varies from year to year.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Helmreich, Stefan, and David Jones. STS.330 History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology, Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/science-technology-and-society/sts-330-history-and-anthropology-of-medicine-and-biology-spring-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA