Welcome to Medical Humanities & Health Studies

The Medical Humanities and Health Studies Program prepares 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 abundance of faculty, who have strong teaching and research interests in the area of health care at IUPUI.

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Take a look at our undergraduate courses for Fall 2020!

Fall 2020 Course List

*Information is subject to change at any time*

MHHS Seminars 

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January 23rd, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Jane Hartsock, J.D., M.A.
"How to Prepare for a Career in Bioethics"
Campus Center, CE 307

February 24th, 2020
3:00-4:00 PM
Jan Lucas, Career Day
"Life Imitates Art Imitates Life: My Illness Through an Artistic Lens"
University Library, UL 1116

March 25th, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Teresa Hoard-Jackson
"1940s Guatemalan Syphilis Experiments: Sex Workers as Test Subjects"
Van Nuys Medical Sciences Building, MS B12

April 8th, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM

Stephen Horrocks
"Pumps and Sexy Time: Online Diabetes Communities and Techno-Intimate Relationships"
Campus Center, CE 305

April 20th, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM

Leah Samples
Campus Center, CE 309



** Information is subject to change **

Sponsored Events: TBD

Help to support our program!

We work diligently throughout the year 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, as well as the general public of Indiana. To show your support for these programs, please click here. Every donation counts, and it goes towards keeping the spirit of education 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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