One Health: Exploring Global Health and Conservation Medicine in Thailand
Date: Three weeks in July, Summer Session 2 (exact dates TBA) Where: Chiang Mai, Thailand Cost: $5,000 (program fee, includes most meals, all board, ground transportation in Thailand, academic and research activities, and excursions) + $3,861 (tuition for 3 hours) + $100 (administrative fee) + $150 (study abroad fee, $50/credit hour) + airfare Course: ANT 4V70 Special Topics in Anthropology
Learn about how the health of humans, wildlife, domestic animals, and the ecosystem are intertwined. Participate in research on the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of travelers as they try to stay healthy, and what the implications of these are for destination community members and even endangered species. You will visit elephant sanctuaries, human clinics, and veterinary clinics. You will learn from local community leaders about ethnomedicine and emerging infectious diseases in Asia. You will enjoy Thai food markets, a cooking class, language lessons, visits to sacred sites, and much, much more.
Baylor in Thailand is in collaboration with the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute (www.isdsi.org):
Information session to be held in early December. To get on email list for information session, please email Alyssa at Alyssa_Martin1@baylor.edu.