Welcome to Medical Humanities & Health Studies

The Medical Humanities and Health Studies Programs prepare undergraduates to understand the broader role and determinants of health and medicine in today’s world. Humanities courses raise questions of how human beings deal with health, medical intervention, illness and death. Social science courses provide insight into the social, economic and cultural contexts of health, illness and health care. Students benefit from the wealth of faculty in Liberal Arts and across the IUPUI campus who have strong teaching and research interests in the area of health care.

Take a look at our highlighted courses Fall 2017!

*Be sure to check out our related course flyers under course offerings.

Help us congratulate Chad Childers, Medical Humanities graduating senior, winner of the Liberal Arts Medal of Academic Distinction.  Way to go, Chad! View his thoughts on the award here.

MHHS Seminars 

Click here for Spring 2017 Seminar Schedule 

Grantee Spotlight: Indiana University Medical Humanities & Health Studies

“We're helping scientists understand the origins of AIDS” (Click for more)


Sponsored Events

"Family Tree"-Nanny Vonnegut 

Voices of Central State Series features the patient perspective on life at Indiana's flagship psychiatric institution, Central State Hospital (1848 -1994). These events are part of a three-part series of programs. Click here for more details. 

Help to support our program!

We work all year round to bring scholars and esteemed guest lecturers from all over the world to IUPUI for our MHHS seminar series and other events. These events add to the rich academic culture of our university, and offer unique opportunities to the students and faculty of IUPUI, as well as the general public of Indiana. To show your support for these programs, please click here. Every donation counts, and it all goes towards keeping the spirit of learning alive in our wonderful community. Thank you!

For a complete listing of available courses, please consult the Registrar’s website, located here.

Contact us

Medical Humanities & Health Studies Program
425 University Blvd., CA 141
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(Ph) 317.278.1669
(Fax) 317.274.4758

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